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2011-07-18 08:32:00

NEW YORK, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine scanning a document in search of a specific word or phrase, knowing that missing even a single letter could have disastrous consequences. Now imagine that the document is rescanned a million times every second.

2011-06-14 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- David Miller, former Toronto mayor and leader of the group of the world's largest cities fighting climate change, has been named Future of Cities Global Fellow by Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) "We are delighted that David Miller is bringing his international expertise and leadership in city-building to NYU-Poly," NYU-Poly President Jerry M.

2011-06-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Chen wants to prevent future environmental disasters caused by oil spills, and thanks to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) sophomore is one step closer.

2011-05-31 09:16:00

NEW YORK, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sloan Consortium, a professional leadership organization dedicated to integrating online learning into higher education, named Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) Vice President of Enterprise Learning Robert N.

2011-05-25 10:59:00

NEW YORK, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Undergraduate applications to Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) surged 26 percent for fall 2011, as the nation's second oldest private engineering school also increased applications from women, international students and states outside its region. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091027/NY99197LOGO) "This is the most qualified class we have ever had, and financial aid information tells us that we will continue our...

2011-05-19 09:01:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wireless Internet Center for Advanced Technology (WICAT), led by Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), ranked first among technology research centers in funding and second in the number of industry participants, according to a recent survey of centers funded by the National Science Foundation.

2011-05-19 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The second Clean Energy Connections event, Value of a Negawatt: Startups and the Energy Efficiency Boom, will be held Wednesday, May 25, 2011, 7:00-9:00 PM at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 44 Charlton Street (at Varick Street), New York, NY, 10014.

2011-05-17 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SyntheZyme, a sustainable chemical company founded by Richard Gross, the Herman F.

2011-05-10 11:30:00

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dustyn Roberts, a doctoral candidate at the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly), has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

2011-05-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two hundred fifty billion emails, 45 million Facebook posts and more than 50,000 hours of video make up just a portion of the data sent each day through Internet routers.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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