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2015-02-11 12:24:11

Libraries engage professors with showcase of high-quality OpenStax College textbook options that could potentially save CSU students millions each year LOS ANGELES, Feb.

2014-10-01 08:33:23

PARIS, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS 2014 Conference: A Step Ahead of the Major Trends in the Sector CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS 2014

2014-08-27 23:08:27

October 3 is dedicated to helping Men of Color succeed in school and career through mentorship with a focus on education, eliminating unconscious bias in school, the workplace, and leadership

2014-08-26 08:26:50

Ranks more than 1,000 schools on academics, student life and affordability PITTSBURGH, Aug.

2014-07-24 23:04:11

A new "simple and elegant" theoretical model developed by scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Rice University could accelerate battery innovation. The research

2014-07-15 14:27:45

Older people are nearly twice as likely as their younger counterparts to have their memory and cognitive processes impaired by environmental distractions (such as irrelevant speech or written words presented along with target stimuli).

2014-06-17 10:29:40

How does a stem cell decide what path to take?

Improvements in MRIs, Passenger Screening, Other Image-Detection Applications on the Horizon
2014-06-12 03:33:14

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories, along with collaborators from Rice University and the Tokyo Institute of Technology, are developing new terahertz detectors based on carbon nanotubes that could lead to significant improvements in medical imaging.

2014-05-26 08:23:32

PARIS, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS 2014 will take place at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre from 4th to 6th November 2014.


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.