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2013-05-06 23:20:11

Zerto Virtual Replication disaster recovery solution represents a cutting-edge B2B solution that combines strong value and innovation to enterprise IT. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 The 10th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium has announced Zerto as one of ten finalists for the 2013 Innovation Showcase, as its Zerto Virtual Replication disaster recovery solution represents a cutting-edge B2B solution that combines strong value and innovation to enterprise IT. Zerto will receive key exposure...

Crowdsourcing And Algorithm Combine To Identify Individual Animals
2013-05-02 05:32:58

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A combination of crowdsourcing and new pattern recognition algorithms can identify individual animals within endangered populations, MIT researchers say. Conservationists typically place physical tags on individual animals in the wild to better follow them over time. But this method can be intrusive for many species, and difficult to achieve in larger populations. Scientists have also photographed animals in their natural...

2013-04-26 23:00:48

Engineers at Draper Laboratory and MIT are working under contract with NASA to develop a statistical model that can identify areas where landslides are most likely to occur so that preparations can be made to better respond to a crisis. CAMBRIDGE, MA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 Landslides, which can destroy entire communities and are on the rise due to climate change, are more often caused by rainfall accumulated over long periods than single storms. Engineers at Draper Laboratory and MIT are...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'