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2013-10-09 16:24:06

SRI International Report Released at 2013 Global Wellness Tourism Congress Shows Wellness-Focused Travel Will Reach $678.5 Billion by 2017 -- Nearly 50 Percent More Growth Than Global Tourism Overall NEW YORK and NEW DELHI, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study presented at the inaugural Global Wellness Tourism Congress (GWTC) found wellness tourism is a near half-trillion dollar market, representing 14 percent of total global tourism revenues ($3.2 trillion(1)) overall. According...

2013-10-07 23:01:53

SRI International Spin-Off Company Commercializes Cutting-Edge Electroadhesion Technology for Manufacturing and Logistics SANTA CLARA, Calif. (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Grabit, Inc., an industrial automation and material handling solutions company, has received Series A round funding. The investment is led by Formation 8, a technology venture capital firm with a presence in the Silicon Valley, China, Korea and Singapore. ABB Technology Ventures (ATV) and NIKE Inc., are also investing in the...

2013-08-21 16:24:02

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report issued by SRI International, Supporting K-12 Students in Online Learning: A Review of Online Algebra I Courses, informs both designers and purchasers of online courseware about the characteristics of online Algebra I courses available in the market. The report draws attention to a pressing challenge: increasing the accessibility of online courses to at-risk and struggling students. Addressing this challenge will be important if...

2013-07-15 16:26:44

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has been awarded a $3.5 million U.S. Department of Education grant to conduct a study of a new elementary school mathematics curriculum in 52 West Virginia schools. The digital curriculum, created by Reasoning Mind, uses technology to increase student engagement and gives students and teachers instant feedback. Researchers will test Reasoning Mind's fifth grade math curriculum for a full school year beginning August...

2013-07-08 16:26:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A hallmark of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's is that by the time symptoms appear, significant brain damage has already occurred--and currently there are no treatments that can reverse it. A team of SRI International researchers has demonstrated that measurements of electrical activity in the brains of mouse models of Huntington's disease could indicate the presence of disease before the...

Douglas Engelbart, The Man Behind The Mouse, Dies
2013-07-04 07:15:30

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dr. Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the computer mouse and reportedly developed early incarnations of email and word processing software, died Wednesday in his Atherton, California home at the age of 88. His passing was confirmed to Associated Press (AP) Technology Writer Michael Liedtke by the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, where he had been a fellow since 2005. The museum said they had been...

2013-07-03 16:23:39

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Computing visionary Douglas C. Engelbart, Ph.D, passed away peacefully at his home in Atherton, California on July 2, 2013. He was 88 years old. Engelbart's work is the very foundation of personal computing and the Internet. His vision was to solve humanity's most important problems by using computers to improve communication and collaboration. He was world famous for his invention of the computer mouse and the origins of interactive...

2013-06-29 23:16:01

Updated EzCheckPrinting software is giving customers back their independence by offering this check writer at $0 cost through TrialPay. Download and try this software at http://www.halfpricesoft.com. Miami, FL (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Independence Day is near, and with it comes new updates to ezCheckPrinting check writer from Halfpricesoft.com and even better, is it is being offered at $0 through online special offer for the holiday weekend. Customers can take back their independence and...

2013-06-17 12:22:57

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International, one of the world's leading research and development organizations, and the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan's largest public R&D management organization, are establishing a collaborative program to identify and nurture promising research projects to result in building successful start-up companies in Japan. Although Japan is a hub of scientific research and home to...

2013-06-14 23:00:44

Arecibo Observatory catches the most detailed radar images ever of asteroid 1998 QE2 and its newly-discovered moon as they safely pass our planet. Arecibo, Puerto Rico (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Arecibo Observatory continues to take radar images of asteroid 1998 QE2 and its moon as the space rock sails safely passed earth this week. The images show a dark cratered asteroid 3 kilometers across (1.9 miles) with a companion moon 750 meters (2,500 feet) in size. The asteroid and its moon passed 6...