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2014-06-02 23:01:35

Four-person team wins $10,000 prize for development of smart robotic prosthetic hand; team aims for improved functionality at price point accessible for greater number of amputees.

2014-04-14 23:04:05

Developer of the popular fitness application is also part of a WPI research team working on a smartwatch application that will improve care for patients with severe diabetes. Worcester,

2014-04-14 23:00:50

WTS International, the association for the professional advancement of women in transportation, has announced the selection of the winners of its seven scholarships for 2014.

2014-03-06 23:04:08

Part of the award will fund research aimed at developing new magnesium alloys that do not require expensive and scarce rare earth elements. Worcester, Mass.

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,


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.