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2013-10-01 23:18:38

Berkshire Community College (BCC) today unveiled a new state-of-the-art lab containing advanced manufacturing equipment housed at Taconic High School (THS) that will provide both BCC and high school students with the advanced technical skills needed to succeed in the new manufacturing workplace. Pittsfield, MA (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Berkshire Community College (BCC) today unveiled a new state-of-the-art lab containing advanced manufacturing equipment housed at Taconic High School (THS)...

2013-10-01 23:03:23

New programs tackle shortage of skilled professionals in rapidly growing industry. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) announces two online degree programs in data analytics, a field ripe for growth based on the sheer volume of data being generated by the world every day – and the lack of talent the market currently faces. With data volume doubling annually and projected to reach 40 trillion gigabytes by 2020, McKinsey Global Institute...

2013-09-19 23:03:54

University of New England renames and rebrands its successful Marine Animal Rehabilitation and Conservation Program, which cares for marine mammals and sea turtles throughout New England. Biddeford, Maine (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 Since opening its doors in 2001, the University of New England’s Marine Animal Rehabilitation Center (MARC) has provided hands-on experience for nearly 1,000 students and volunteers and cutting-edge medical care for over 1,000 marine mammals and sea turtles...

2013-09-16 23:02:20

Researchers aim to design assistive robots for elderly suffering with age-related disabilities. Worcester, Mass. (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Through a unique collaboration between the university’s Robotics Engineering Program and Social Sciences and Policy Studies Department, a Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) research team has received a five-year, $125,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project that seeks to provide personal assistant robots to elderly...

Americans Living Longer Healthier Lives
2013-09-13 09:15:06

[ Watch the Video: American Wise Up To Healthy Living ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thanks to new advancements in medical technology, new prescriptions and improved health care, the average American baby born into this world will spend more time here than their parents. Even these parents have longer and more active lives to look forward to than their parents had. A study which compiled data from over two decades has found American babies born in this world...

2013-09-11 23:18:54

U.S. News has ranked Olin College of Engineering up two ranks from last year. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 U.S. News & World Report has ranked Olin College of Engineering as number four in the nation—a jump upward of two ranks from last year's position—among engineering institutions where a bachelor's or master's is the highest degree. The ranking was included in the U.S. News 2014 Best Colleges edition, which was published online September 10. Olin is listed among the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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