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2014-06-02 23:05:21

As part of the high-performance cluster installed in 2013, Terascala’s operating system and analytics platform is helping to provide high throughput and high-availability features for faster, more comprehensive research Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Terascala, the fast data company, today announced that the University of California, Santa Cruz, (UCSC) is advancing astrophysics research at the university using a Dell™ | Terascala® HPC Storage Solution (DT-HSS). The...

2014-05-14 08:30:41

SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Labs, part of Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen), today announced plans to open Janssen Labs @South San Francisco, a new 30,000-square foot, standalone operation based at 329 Oyster Point Boulevard, South San Francisco, CA. The new location will accommodate up to 50 independent, emerging companies to be co-located with staff from Johnson & Johnson Innovation, LLC. Like the successful flagship Janssen Labs in San Diego,...

2014-03-26 16:20:54

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc. (SGT) of Greenbelt, Md., for a contract for Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support services at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO This cost-plus, fixed-fee contract, consisting of Core requirements and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task orders, will begin on April 1. It...

2014-03-10 08:29:58

SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alector, LLC announced today a collaborative research agreement facilitated by the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center in California. Under the agreement, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. will fund research in one of Alector's targets through proof-of-concept disease models and will retain a time-limited option to negotiate a commercial agreement. Arnon Rosenthal, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Alector, said, "As part...

NASA Developing ‘Super Ball Bot’ Rover For Possible Titan Mission
2013-12-29 08:37:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online While it might look like a squishable mess of ropes and tent poles, NASA’s proposed “Super Ball Bot” could hold the key to making landing a rover on another planet easier and far less expensive, according to a new report published last week in IEEE Spectrum, the journal of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Under ideal circumstances, modern-day planetary rovers “can require careful choreography of...

2013-12-18 15:15:20

Wildlife conservation projects in countries where management costs are low are less likely to succeed and could also have a negative impact on people, according to new research by the University of Kent and the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC). Published in PLOS ONE and titled “Cheap and Nasty? The Potential Perils of Using Management Costs to Identify Global Conservation Priorities”, the research is the first to investigate links between conservation management costs and a...

2013-12-04 10:35:59

NASA has selected four California companies to perform facility construction and modifications at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif. The companies are Cyber Professional Solutions of Chula Vista, SM Construction Inc. of Clovis, Menco Pacific of Escondido, and Tri-Technic Inc. of Sonora and will share a multiple award contract valued at $30 million. The firm-fixed priced contract has a two-year base period, three option periods and an...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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