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BT and Huawei to base £25 million R&D group at the University of Cambridge
BT and Huawei to base £25 million R&D group at the University of Cambridge
11/20/2017 3:08:54 AM
BT and Huawei announced a new five-year initiative which aims to see the two companies establish a joint research and collaboration group at the University of Cambridge.
New chapter for theater at MIT opens with “Everybody,” a morality play for our time
New chapter for theater at MIT opens with “Everybody,” a morality play for our time
11/20/2017 2:13:59 AM
“Everybody,” the inaugural performance in MIT’s new theater building, is a 2017 play based on “Everyman,” the venerable 15th century English morality play.
The Commonwealth Institute South Florida Launches Women in Technology Executive Forum with $70,000 from Knight Foundation
The Commonwealth Institute South Florida Launches Women in Technology Executive Forum with $70,000 from Knight Foundation
11/15/2017 12:42:12 PM
To help propel women in tech and foster a more inclusive innovation ecosystem in Miami,   The Commonwealth Institute South Florida, a nonprofit committed to advancing women in business, announced the launch of its newest initiative, the Women in Technology Executive Forum.
Artists, Writers, Filmmakers Among Sundance Institute’s 2017 Art of Nonfiction Fellows and Grantees
Artists, Writers, Filmmakers Among Sundance Institute’s 2017 Art of Nonfiction Fellows and Grantees
11/15/2017 12:38:10 PM
Sundance Institute’s Art of Nonfiction Initiative welcomes four Fellows and five Grantees, as well as three Nonfiction Critics Fellows, in its third year of granting key creative and financial support to inventive nonfiction storytellers working in the field today.
Manchester youngsters can kick-start their careers with a free BT work placement
Manchester youngsters can kick-start their careers with a free BT work placement
11/14/2017 10:22:27 AM
BT is on the lookout for 15 young people in Manchester who are ready to kick-start their working life with a free work placement. The three week course, combining hands-on work experience with coaching and training, is open to anyone aged 16 to 24 not currently in education, employment or training.
The venomous animals on your plate
The venomous animals on your plate
11/10/2017 1:43:46 AM
More than 200,000 venomous animal species are known to science, including bees, snakes, spiders, jellyfish, mosquitoes and snails. It was recently discovered that octopuses, cuttlefish and squid are venomous, capable of delivering a toxic bite.
Cisco Networking Academy Marks 20th Anniversary
Cisco Networking Academy Marks 20th Anniversary
11/8/2017 11:39:04 AM
Cisco celebrated the 20th anniversary of Cisco Networking Academy ®, its IT skills and career-building program available to learning institutions and individuals worldwide.
Artificial sweeteners in groundwater indicate contamination from septic systems
Artificial sweeteners in groundwater indicate contamination from septic systems
11/8/2017 3:39:30 AM
The presence of artificial sweeteners in rural groundwater shows evidence for contamination by local septic system wastewater, researchers from the University of Waterloo have found.
Jesse Thaler: Seeking the fundamental nature of matter
Jesse Thaler: Seeking the fundamental nature of matter
11/7/2017 2:03:26 AM
Jesse Thaler was a high school student in 1995, when a pivotal discovery in science turned his life’s path toward particle physics. That year, physicists at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory confirmed that its Tevatron particle accelerator had detected, for the first time, a subatomic particle known as the top quark.
The Perfect Crime: A Conjoined Twins Murder Case
The Perfect Crime: A Conjoined Twins Murder Case
11/6/2017 4:19:14 PM
A fast-paced murder-and-mystery  novel which will take readers into a bizarre legal case, David Random’s third book, Connected: A Case of Unique Proximity , follows the veteran detective Joe Antonelli as he tries to find the right answers of a singular to a unique murder case involving conjoined twins.
Mold Contamination Forces Hundreds of Students to Move Residence Halls
Mold Contamination Forces Hundreds of Students to Move Residence Halls
11/3/2017 10:07:43 AM
In October, the  Daily Bruin  published a report about approximately 500 students having to move from their on-campus residential hall to another building.
Accenture Launches Connected Digital Hackathon with Expo 2020 Dubai to Develop Digital Solutions that Improve Urban Living
Accenture Launches Connected Digital Hackathon with Expo 2020 Dubai to Develop Digital Solutions that Improve Urban Living
11/3/2017 9:23:45 AM
• 24-hour global hackathon will tap best thinking from 11 cities across four continents • Teams challenged to find innovative solutions that improve urban living conditions, support more inclusive populations, promote sustainable urban practices • Expo will shortlist its favorite project for the Expo Live “Innovation Impact Grant Programme” Accenture (NYSE: ACN), …
New generation of ZEISS EVO scanning electron microscope introduced
New generation of ZEISS EVO scanning electron microscope introduced
11/3/2017 5:49:42 AM
ZEISS presents the new generation of its proven high performance scanning electron microscope (SEM): The new instruments of the ZEISS EVO family come with a variety of improvements regarding usability, image quality and seamless integration into multimodal workflows.
Thrill, Excitement, and Danger Await in a Tale of Adventure
Thrill, Excitement, and Danger Await in a Tale of Adventure
11/2/2017 5:43:33 PM
Growing up in the years before the advent of technology, retired account executive Joseph J. Dougherty’s experiences in the 1940s reflect the simplicity and excitement of the good old days.
EMSL Microbiologist Contributes to the Identification of 14 New Species of Aspergillus
EMSL Microbiologist Contributes to the Identification of 14 New Species of Aspergillus
11/1/2017 9:46:33 AM
EMSL’s Senior Mycologist, Dr. Željko Jurjevic, along with scientists from around the world, have discovered 14 new  Aspergillus species  in section  Restricti.
Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain
Prenatal Exposure to BPA at ‘Safe’ Levels Can Affect Gene Expression in Developing Rat Brain
11/1/2017 6:55:22 AM
New research from North Carolina State University reveals that prenatal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) at levels below those currently considered safe for humans affects gene expression related to sexual differentiation and neurodevelopment in the developing rat brain.
Industrial Strategy Commission: An ambitious UK industrial strategy will help people, places and businesses achieve their potential
Industrial Strategy Commission: An ambitious UK industrial strategy will help people, places and businesses achieve their potential
11/1/2017 4:56:37 AM
• The independent Industrial Strategy Commission publishes its final report and outlines plan for a strong commitment to industrial strategy • New strategy should provide Universal Basic Infrastructure, with focus on place, and health and education included • Business Secretary Greg Clark welcomes Commission’s support for new industrial strategy The UK’s people, …
New competition: Digital talent meets top management at
New competition: Digital talent meets top management at "Digital Shapers"
10/30/2017 9:22:48 AM
If you see digitization as an opportunity and truly want to change things, then "Digital Shapers 2018" is right for you. Top international companies offer young digital talents exclusive access to data and information.
New science committee will help meet the needs of Canada’s researchers
New science committee will help meet the needs of Canada’s researchers
10/30/2017 9:09:38 AM
When Canada’s scientists have the best support to meet their needs, whether new labs and equipment, access to funding, or opportunities to collaborate with their research peers or train new generations of students—they are able to pursue bold new ideas and make exciting breakthroughs in research.
Telenor’s research department digitising the world for 50 years
Telenor’s research department digitising the world for 50 years
10/30/2017 5:19:43 AM
In 1967, the researchers in the newly established Telenor research department faced a challenge. How could they digitise the telecommunications network and make it possible for everyone in Norway to have a telephone? The result was the complete digitisation of the fixed telephony network and pioneer work on mobile networks, both the Nordic standard NMT (1G), and the later …