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Monrovia High School’s ‘Kings And Queens’ robotics team head to First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championship

MONROVIA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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Dark Matters: New Research Study Suggests that Dark Energy Likely Does Not Exist

MONTREAL, Quebec /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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Monrovia High School Robotics Team Wins Highest Honor at Los Angeles Regional Tournament

MONROVIA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: 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.

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New science book ‘Spacedrive, Warpdrive, Free Energy and Other Ideas’ tackles nuclear fusion and warpdrives

TORONTO, Ontario /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: A new book, ‘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.

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U.S. State Department to Engage Science and Engineering Diaspora Networks in Boston

BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ — The Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary (STAS), in partnership with the Embassy of Ireland, will host an event on Networks of Diasporas in Engineering and Science (NODES), an initiative that seeks to support diaspora knowledge networks in science and engineering fields, on February 14, 2013 in […]

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U.S. Department of State Announces Two New Science Outreach Platforms

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — On July 25, Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns announced the creation of Networks of Diasporas in Engineering and Science, or NODES, at an event organized by the Office of the Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State (STAS). At the same event, Under Secretary of State for Public […]

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U.S. and Argentina Will Hold First Bilateral Meeting on Science and Technology

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Governments of the United States of America and the Argentine Republic will hold the first bilateral Joint Committee Meeting (JCM) on Science and Technology Cooperation at the National Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Science in Buenos Aires on September 2-3, 2010. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Science, Space […]

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Discovering Ardi – LifeModeler’s biomechanical simulation software helped scientists visualize motion

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — 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(TM) biomechanical simulation software helped researchers understand how the 4.4 million-year-old Ardipithecus ramidus female walked and moved. LifeModeler’s founder, Shawn McGuan, worked […]

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First 3D film for IMAX® theaters to capture intensity of Tahiti’s famed Teahupoo

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — 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 […]

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Version 2.1 of the Chemistry Labacus(R) Mobile Laboratory Assistant Released

WILMINGTON, Del. — 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.

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