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Monrovia High School Robotics Team Advances to 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship for Second Year in a Row
Tue, 07 Apr 2015, 09:01:13 EDT
MONROVIA, Calif., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Monrovia High Robotics Program announced today that the ten Monrovia High School students of the 'Kings and Queens' robotics team and their purple robot 'Sir Lancelot' qualified to advance to the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships for a second year in a row as a result of their excellent performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held in Oakland March 26-28.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015, 13:55:29 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 2, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A series of market investigations by Thintri, Inc. has revealed significant new opportunities in several emerging technologies. These studies have uncovered three technologies that are projected to undergo dramatic market growth through the decade, moving rapidly from very modest, or even non-existent, markets to billion-dollar levels within the next five to 10 years.
Think Through Math Announces Winning School of 1st Annual Utah Math Cup: Students from 97 Utah schools solve 1.8 million math problems during five-week contest
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 16:44:52 EDT
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Algebra 1, announced today the winner of its 1st Annual Utah Math Cup. Mr. Nash's 6th-grade class from Endeavour Elementary School in the Davis School District has been named the 2014 Utah Math Cup Champion for solving 39,170 math problems and spending 523 hours on the program in just 33 days.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 15:15:38 EDT
BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Geometry, announced today the winner of its 6th Annual Idaho Math Cup. A 5th grade classroom from Twin Lakes Elementary School in the Lakeland School District has been named the 2014 Idaho Math Cup Champion for solving more than 2.9 million complex math problems - more than any other participating class in just 33 days.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014, 12:43:06 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neurotech Press announces the publication of a new book that profiles some of the unsung heroes of medical technologies: the brave people who were among the first to use a new or experimental therapy or device. 'Bionic Pioneers: Brave Neurotech Users Blaze the Trail to New Therapies' (ISBN: 978-0-9882342-2-2), by Jennifer French and James Cavuoto, tells the stories of 10 courageous individuals with neurological disabilities who made the decision to participate in a clinical trial or become a recipient of a newly approved neurotech device to treat their conditions.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014, 15:45:18 EDT
MANSFIELD, Ohio, Nov. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oxyrase, Inc. announced that current General Manager Casey Zace will assume the role of President effective today. Exiting President James C. Copeland, Ph.D. will remain with the company as Chief Technology Officer and will also remain as Chairman of the Board.
Fri, 17 Oct 2014, 08:00:12 EDT
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ImmersiON-VRelia, the premier innovator in the HMD Virtual Reality sector, announced today that it will exhibit at NASA's 75th Anniversary Open House. The event, set for October 18 at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, is expected to draw approximately 120,000 attendees.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014, 07:00:24 EDT
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Sept. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Our individual minds, though distinct and uniquely ours, may also join with others in a kind of mental symphony that now and then becomes audible against a prevailing background of static. That's a research conclusion appearing today on the World Future Society's website. Reported by futurist Richard Samson, Director of EraNova Institute, the conclusion is based on 16 years of analysis by the Global Consciousness Project (GCP), based in Princeton, New Jersey.
Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 13:57:07 EDT
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., July 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Larry Weisenthal, M.D., Ph.D., today announced new findings that unravel mysteries about the root cause of atherosclerosis - the narrowing of blood vessels that leads to heart attack and stroke. It is a big step toward developing drugs, possibly in the very near future, that prevent the most common forms of heart disease.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014, 07:00:19 EDT
MONROVIA, Calif., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held near Sacramento at the former McClellan Air Force Base this past weekend, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014, 06:01:08 EDT
MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, March 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Pantheory Research Organization, a new study of type 1a supernova data has concluded, for the first time, that dark energy probably does not exist. The paper is entitled 'An Alternative Universe-Scale Analytic Metrology and Related Cosmological Model.' The paper was published in the February 2014 issue of the journal of Applied Physics Research, by the Canadian Center of Science and Education.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014, 08:00:27 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kamen George Kamenov, a U.S. inventor, today announced that he has patented a new way to support windmill blades and to triple the amount of energy extracted from the wind. Patent #8629570 has been assigned to these wind turbine blades with reinforcing, supporting and stabilizing components and enlarged swept area.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 17:37:06 EDT
MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states, Alaska and Hawaii in McClellan, Calif., near Sacramento on March 20-22, 2014 at the West Super-Regional FTC Championship.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014, 06:59:20 EDT
TORONTO, Ontario, Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Spacedrive, Warpdrive, Free Energy and Other Ideas' (ISBN: 978-146-792-0926), authored by Tom Prendivoj, explores and challenges an array of scientific theories and situations. His concepts and principles pose problems and solutions, leaving the reader wanting more.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013, 18:38:16 EDT
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For 25 years, the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has been serving as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented and underserved students' knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward the pursuit of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Tue, 01 Oct 2013, 17:06:27 EDT
READING, Pa., Oct. 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Synergy Software, celebrating the 25th anniversary of its scientific graphing and data analysis software application, KaleidaGraph, today announced its newest 4.5 version which includes many new and improved features for its world-wide community of scientists, researchers and engineers.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013, 06:55:01 EDT
FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and a Fremont business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by supporting activities benefiting local youth. The company's local outreach initiative, which it calls 'F1rstHand,' invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving causes in the community.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 13:59:29 EDT
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program 'Summer Gaming Challenge' has been awarded the prestigious National Summer Learning Association's (NSLA) 2013 New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Award. Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP, Inc.) is honored to have its program recognized for the award.
Fri, 21 Jun 2013, 16:59:22 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 21, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the wake of the recent Global Future 2045 Conference in New York City, a consortium of researchers has announced two prizes intended to inspire further exploration in these areas. The Harvard World Mind Network, Friends Beyond Borders, BatangasVarsitarian.net and the Futures Project will present the inaugural Joy Awards at the end of 2014.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 13:11:50 EDT
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP) of Middletown, Connecticut is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope's 2013 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations support to CPEP over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
Wed, 03 Apr 2013, 05:54:18 EDT
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WITI (Women In Technology International) is delighted to announce the recipients of the 18th WITI Hall of Fame Awards, to be honored the evening of Monday, June 3, 2013, during WITI's annual three-day Women Powering Technology Summit at the Marriott Hotel in Santa Clara, California, June 2-4, 2013.
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 04:58:33 EDT
ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Solving Light Books today announced that it has published thirty specific examples of scientific incompetence on the part of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). The thirty examples appear as an appendix to the book, 'Outing the Moronocracy: Ending the Rule of the Blind, the Stupid, and the Disgraceful in American Society' (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-8-2) by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr.
Mon, 10 Sep 2012, 03:55:01 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Executives from some of the leading firms in the consumer neurotechnology market are scheduled to make presentations at the 2012 Consumer Neurotech Conference, to be held in San Francisco on October 23. The new event takes place during the 2012 Neurotech Leaders Forum, now in its 12th year.
WEST's Ten-Month Leadership Development Program: Leading for Impact: A Journey of Self-Discovery, Career Success and Community Contribution
Mon, 06 Aug 2012, 13:33:56 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Out of its commitment to help women, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is launching a ten-month leadership program to develop women in their STEM careers as leaders so that they consistently make a difference in the organizations they serve and in the world.
SHPE CEO Pilar Montoya is Honored for Advancing STEM Awareness, Education and Leadership Development
Fri, 29 Jun 2012, 12:44:22 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Inc (SHPE) Chief Executive Officer, Pilar Montoya, has been nationally recognized by US STEMconnector(TM), '100 Women Leaders in STEM,' for her efforts to increase STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) awareness, access, support and leadership development among the Hispanic community.
WEST Ensures Visibility for Board Members: CEO Kip Hollister is the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Award winner in New England
Wed, 27 Jun 2012, 13:24:19 EDT
BOSTON, Mass., June 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WEST, Advancing Women in the Business of Science and Technology, continues its mission to bring visibility to woman leaders by nominating Kip Hollister as Entrepreneur of the Year in Service and Kip was awarded the honor. WEST demonstrated its key success factor of Visibility by nominating two advisory board members: Kip Hollister, CEO Hollister, a leading staffing firm, and Barbara Lynch, James Beard Award Winning Chef and serial restaurateur; to the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year.
Two Members on WEST's Advisory Board - Finalists for the New England Region Ernst and Young Entrepreneurial of the Year Award
Fri, 25 May 2012, 05:59:04 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Out of its commitment to having women leaders be visible, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology, nominated two members of their Advisory Board - Kip Hollister and Barbara Lynch for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Thu, 17 May 2012, 20:03:42 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted a Career Mentoring event for 80 Girl Scouts that ranged from grades 4 to 12. WEST taps into its community of women scientist, engineers and technologist as career mentors to hold events for young girls as well as early and mid career women.
Thu, 17 May 2012, 12:46:51 EDT
STURBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Remspec Corporation is pleased to announce that it has completed the technology transfer and an upgrade of the mid-IR optical fiber manufacturing process originally developed by Amorphous Materials Inc. of Garland, Texas. This means that in addition to meeting its own needs for high grade mid-IR fiber Remspec can now supply high quality low-cost fiber to meet the general needs of the optical device community.
Mon, 09 Jan 2012, 05:58:29 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. David Lewis, internationally known whistleblower and respected expert on institutional fraud, released a report today calling for a formal investigation into the practices of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), and specifically into the actions of its editor, Dr. Fiona Godlee, and Brian Deer, a reporter she hired to write a series of articles which appeared in the journal beginning on January 4, 2011.
Tue, 15 Nov 2011, 08:57:24 EDT
WILLITS, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Survey4Water, a full service water resource company, announced this week that it is taking an old technology - active sonar - and applying it to a new use - locating underground water.
Thu, 18 Aug 2011, 18:29:55 EDT
AUSTIN, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to Dr. William Griffith, a recently published article in the Journal of Applied Physics announces the discovery of a new electro-magnetic wave technology - tentatively referred to as '3D TAP,' created by Dr. Griffith - that could dramatically change the way we understand the world around us.
Tue, 07 Dec 2010, 19:14:11 EDT
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sixth grade science students at the Alameda Community Learning Center will take on the roles of real-life environmental scientists this school year, thanks to a collaboration with Save the Bay and grant support from Bio-Rad. Using the Pasco SPARK system of dataloggers to enable remote collection of pH, salinity, and ORP data, learners will conduct a geochemical and microbiological survey of two native plant restoration areas in the SF Bay.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010, 12:16:43 EDT
SANTA ANA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The latest advancements in astronomy, the availability of 3D maps of the galaxies, reveal a new structure for our universe. These maps show patterns in the distribution of the galaxies indicating a universe that is not expanding at all. These patterns in galaxy groups begin within our nearby galaxies and continue outward as far as we can see. The discovery was made by a small team of independent scientists, led by researcher Richard Moser.
Mon, 29 Mar 2010, 13:05:36 EDT
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Students at the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) took home top prizes in several categories at the Chevron 57th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair this past week. Among the 13 ACLC students to bring home awards were sophomore Dylan Moore, who placed fist in the Engineering and Computer Applications category with his project Creating and Modifying a Fuel Cell System for Clean Energy.
Explore Mars Commends the Obama Administration for Charting New Course for NASA - Calls for Program Details and Specific Timeframes
Fri, 26 Feb 2010, 08:59:39 EDT
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The recently announced proposal is a dramatic departure from the Constellation Program, scrapping the Ares I and Ares V launch vehicles, as well as the Orion capsule. Instead, the administration has proposed a program that would increase funding for robotic science missions, private sector development of space hardware for transporting people to and from low Earth orbit, technology development, international cooperation, and many other projects. Explore Mars is supportive of investment in these programs.
Thu, 25 Feb 2010, 14:58:55 EDT
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- We are pleased to announce the formation of Explore Mars, Inc., a project oriented group that was created to promote science and technology innovation and education with a use for Mars Exploration. Through a series of technology innovation awards, scientific symposiums and workshops, Mars analog work, technology demonstrations, and other programs, we provide a platform for scientists and citizen scientists to engage in meaningful space exploration research and development in the private sector.
Wed, 07 Oct 2009, 07:59:27 EDT
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The recent news of 'Ardi,' the oldest and most complete hominid skeleton yet discovered, continues to generate worldwide interest. LifeModeler, Inc. has reason to pay close attention. The company's LifeMOD™ biomechanical simulation software helped researchers understand how the 4.4 million-year-old Ardipithecus ramidus female walked and moved.
Tue, 06 Oct 2009, 15:21:59 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tsoi/Kobus & Associates received a Special Mention award at the American Institute of Architects New England Chapter's 2009 Design Awards on Saturday, October 3 for its design of the Center for Life Science | Boston, the first speculative, privately-owned, high-rise, multi-tenant laboratory building in the United States. Among 271 entries submitted, 18 received recognition.
Thu, 10 Sep 2009, 08:59:49 EDT
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nine-time world champion surfer, Kelly Slater, and his big wave companion, Raimana Van Bastolaer, have completed principal photography for Ultimate Wave Tahiti, the first 3D IMAX(R) and giant screen theater film to use extreme surfing to focus on the science of waves, according to its executive producer, K2 Communications, Inc. The film, scheduled for worldwide release next February, was primarily shot in the big wave environment known to watermen around the world as Teahupoo.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008, 09:38:27 EDT
VENTURA, Calif., June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coastal Marine Biolabs announces a call for applications and community sponsorships for its integrative biosciences program summer session. The session runs from July 25 through August 3; the enrollment deadline is July 10.
Wed, 16 Apr 2008, 10:09:21 EDT
PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Knowledge Publications, a leading publisher of energy books, has put significant portions of the chemistry content of the free online encyclopedia, Wikipedia.org, in full published, printed book form and has done so in full compliance with Wikipedia's GNU Free Documentation License. The book is titled, 'The Chemical Educator: for The Chemistry and Manufacture of Hydrogen' (ISBN: 978-1-60322-067-5).
Wed, 13 Feb 2008, 09:00:52 EDT
WILMINGTON, Del. - Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Abacalab, Inc. releases Version 2.1 of the Chemistry Labacus(R) mobile laboratory assistant for chemists. Labacus(R) fills a key gap in laboratory information management between the notebook or desktop computer and the physical laboratory environment where chemistry actually happens.
Thu, 01 Jun 2006, 20:53:00 EDT
DANBURY, CT - June 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Knovel Corporation, a leading provider of revolutionary Web-based information services, announced a new partnership with the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. SIAM is active in promoting the development, research and application of mathematical modeling and simulation in various industries and also publishes some of the most highly regarded specialized mathematical research reference works and journals.
Wed, 07 Sep 2005, 11:07:00 EDT
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - September 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Interface Sciences Corporation (www.interfacesciences.com) announced that in response to oil spill problems stemming from the current Hurricane Katrina disaster and oil crises, the company is launching its proprietary oil remediation and recovery application.
Tue, 05 Apr 2005, 12:13:00 EDT
SANTA ANA, Calif. -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A major scientific discovery made by a small team of researchers has revealed patterns in nearby galaxies that present an alternative to the big bang theory and the continually expanding universe that we have been living with for the past 80 years. A team comprising a mathematician, an amateur astronomer and a thermodynamicist - all graduates of Georgia Institute of Technology -- has found patterns in the distribution of galaxies which indicate an entirely different structure to the universe. The team includes brothers Richard and David Moser who have decades of experience in the field.
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