Posts tagged “RTI”
RTI research shows marijuana usage is accurate indicator in predicting passage of medical marijuana laws
A research study from RTI International shows that the frequency of marijuana usage in the past month is an accurate indicator in predicting the likelihood that a state will adopt medical marijuana laws.
RTI International recently announced new Fellows. The new Fellows are accomplished in a number of research areas--from helping to better understand alcohol and tobacco addictions to advancing energy efficient lighting and 3-D imaging technology.
Ziptronix, a semiconductor firm spun off from RTI International which raised more than $30 million over the years in venture capital, has been sold to a Silicon Valley firm for $39 million. The RTP company has been a pioneer in development of 3-D chip technology.
Aaron Williams, who left RTI International in 2009 to become director of the U.S. peace Corps then returned in 2012 as head of international development, is taking on a new role. Another RTI executive also is changing jobs.
Cree and RTI International will embark on new Department of Energy research projects into solid-state lighting after landing grants of $1.5 million and $450,000 respectively. But each organization is also contributing to project costs.
For all the criticism texting receives - especially while people drive - here's a benefit for patients facing minor surgery: Text a stranger and you will need less in pain killers. So says a recently published study from RTI International.
Triangle's first 'Health Champion;' world's biggest data center; news Twitter accounts hacked; hacker arrest
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: RTI International's top exec wins Triangle "Health Champion" award; Nevada lands world's biggest data center; news organization Twitter feeds hacked; a hacker arrest in U.K.
In an exclusive Q&A with WRAL TechWire, Dr. Terri Lomax of N.C. State, explains why she is joining the management team at RTI International. But she will remain involved with "InnovateRaleigh." Our Insider subscribers get access to every word.
Dr. Terri Lomax, a vice chancellor at NCSU and a leading proponent of entrepreneurial efforts in the Triangle, is joining RTI International as vice president for discovery, science and technology.
Tesla's autopilot; RTI's nuke disaster response plan; Apple is top brand; right to be forgotten in Japan; Symantec to split; Amazon's first store; Ichan wants Apple buyback
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Tesla's new model features auto-pilot, all-wheel drive; RTI unveils a nuclear disaster response program; Apple remains world's top brand; Google faces "right to be forgotten" in Japan; Symantec is going to split; Amazon to open brick-and-mortar store; and Carl Ichan wants another Apple share buyback.
Facebook's massive data center in western N.C. hasn't delivered thousands of jobs on site, but it has provided a substantial boost to the state's economy of $680 million. Some 4,700 jobs were created. So says RTI International in a new report.
Under a three-year award from the U.S. Department of Energy, researchers at RTI International are looking at the cost-competitive production of hydrocarbon transportation fuels for less than $3 per gallon.
SciQuest lands RTI; BioCryst flu treatment advances; DARA drug wins orphan status; OIN adds new member
In regional technology and life science news: SciQuest has landed RTI International as a customer. BioCryst's influenza treatment advances; Open Invention Network adds VIA Technologies; and a drug from DARA BioSciences receives orphan drug status.
RTI partners on epilepsy work; SAS ranked in report; lawyers use cloud tools; Kenan-Flagler dean recommended; Abbott gets new trial
In our Bulldog Blog's latest life sciences and technology update: RTI partners on epilepsy network; SAS makes ranking; lawyers use more cloud tools; Kenan-Flagler dean recommended; AbbVie gets new drug trial.
If you have "analytical instincts" beyond just programming skills, RTI International just may have a spot for you as the international research firm gears up for expanded efforts to capitalize on "big data." WRALTechWire Insiders get the full story about RTI's new organization in this exclusive interview with Dr. Craig Hill, the executive leading the charge.
RTI International is stepping up its efforts to take advantage of growing amounts of "big data" and the need to analyze it by forming a new Center for Statistical and Data Sciences. The non-profit research organization also says some additional staff will be hired.