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2014-02-25 23:03:15

To be announced by the White House today, the $148 million American Lightweight and Modern Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute will play a key role in helping revitalize the nation's

2014-02-18 23:03:02

Eppendorf supplies New Brunswick bioreactors and scientific expertise to support the center’s growing biomanufacturing training programs. Worcester, Mass.

2014-02-03 23:01:54

Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have received awards through the National Science Foundation's (NSF) National Robotics Initiative to investigate and overcome fundamental

2014-01-16 23:02:32

Robotics Engineering Professor Taskin Padir and Doctoral Student Velin Dimitrov Win $25,000 Award Worcester, MA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 A research team

2013-12-10 23:02:20

Dominko is recognized for her contributions to stem cell biology and regenerative medicine research, and for promoting education in Slovenia and the United States. Worcester,

2013-11-21 23:04:18

The program, the first in Massachusetts, responds to a rapidly growing demand for professionals who can help organizations deal with the rise of big data. Worcester,

2013-11-14 23:21:18

Researchers develop novel method to image worm brain activity and screen early stage compounds aimed at treating autism and anxiety. Worcester, MA (PRWEB) November

2013-11-05 23:03:25

WPI Mechanical Engineering Professor Receives NSF Award to Explore the Use of Tethered Undersea Kites to Generate Electricity from Tides and Currents Worcester,

2013-10-30 23:03:27

Researchers awarded National Science Foundation grant to develop new device that identifies healthy sperm cells, potentially helping couples to conceive. Worcester,

2013-10-02 23:02:38

Sponsored by the American Society for Engineering Education, practical industry workshops on Oct.


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.