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2015-02-18 08:39:22

Annual list highlights the most important technology milestones. CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb.

2015-02-10 16:25:23

Industry leaders to discuss how the Affordable Care Act and increasing advances in science and personal medicine are impacting the healthcare sector CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb.

2015-01-21 08:32:29

TradingScreen and MIT Enterprise Forum NYC return for $50,000 Student Contest to Promote STEM Education NEW YORK, Jan.

2015-01-09 08:27:39

NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When it comes to web design, New York developers know that custom coding can be extremely complex.

2015-01-05 12:27:17

Giving a fresh look at big tech employers CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan.

aquaplanet
2014-12-17 09:14:10

Even a shallow ocean, about 50 meters deep, would be enough to keep such a planet at relatively comfortable temperatures, averaging around 60 degrees Fahrenheit year-round.

Computers
2014-12-12 11:47:06

Computers talk to each other very rigidly. Human communication is more flexible. Scientists are trying to overcome this difference.

2014-12-01 08:30:00

STRATEGIC AGREEMENT ALLOWS FOR ADDITIONAL THERAPEUTIC LICENSING ON A GENE-BY-GENE BASIS BOSTON and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec.

2014-11-26 16:24:48

Findings pave way for new lines of cancer research focused on detection and prevention BOSTON, Nov.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.