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2014-03-05 08:36:35

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S.

President Obama Awards Highest Honors To Nation's Top Scientists And Innovators
2013-02-04 13:52:47

President Obama today awarded 12 eminent researchers the National Medal of Science and 11 extraordinary inventors the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honors bestowed by the U.S. government upon scientists, engineers and inventors.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.