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2014-01-15 20:21:44

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International, a prestigious research and innovation center, has named Mariann Byerwalter as Chairman of SRI International's Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2014. Admiral Vern Clark, who had been chairman since 2010, will remain on the Board. Byerwalter was most recently Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Stanford Hospital and Clinics and is a former Trustee of Stanford University. Prior to that, she served as...

2014-01-15 12:21:27

System delivers unprecedented accuracy in identification at 30 persons per minute MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International Sarnoff offers a new solution for integrating biometric identification into existing security systems. The IOM PassPort SL product delivers the free flow and proven performance of Iris on the Move® (IOM) technology in a flexible design. The versatile system, which includes SRI's face capture and dual-iris recognition components, can...

2014-01-06 16:23:01

Researchers will synthesize molecules to support the new field of metabolomics MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International has received a $4.5 million contract from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish a Metabolite Standards Synthesis Center to prepare molecules for researchers to use in the emerging field of metabolomics. Like genomics and proteomics, which study the collective characterization...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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