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In 2008, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and the New England Healthcare Institute ( NEHI ) published research showing that 1 in 10 patients admitted to a Massachusetts community hospital suffered a preventable medication error.
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2008 and Massachusetts
* In 2008, the LOGO television series Noah's Arc released its first major movie, Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom, wherein two African-American men get married in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
* 2008 – California becomes the second U. S. state after Massachusetts in 2004 to legalize same-sex marriage after the state's own Supreme Court rules a previous ban unconstitutional.
DNA information, made public in July 2008, that has been obtained from Ekaterinburg and repeatedly subject to independent testing by laboratories such as the University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA, and reveals that the final two missing Romanov remains are indeed authentic and that the entire Romanov family housed in the Ipatiev House, Ekaterinburg were executed in the early hours of 17 July 1918.
In April 2008, King spoke out against HB 1423, a bill pending in the Massachusetts state legislature that would restrict or ban the sale of violent video games to anyone under the age of 18.
On April 18, 2008, while Bullock was in Massachusetts shooting the film The Proposal, she and her then-husband were in an SUV that was hit head-on ( driver's side offset ) at moderate speed by a drunken driver.
Conservative hosts Limbaugh, Ingraham, Bennett, Prager, Hannity, Beck, Levin and Hewitt coalesced around endorsing former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney for president at the end of January 2008 ( after Fred Thompson, the described favorite of some of the hosts, dropped out ), in an effort to oppose the nomination of Sen. John McCain ; however, Romney suspended his campaign in February of the same year, and endorsed McCain.
* Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, " Understanding Inflation and the Implications for Monetary Policy: A Phillips Curve Retrospective ", Conference Series 53, June 9 – 11, 2008, Chatham, Massachusetts.
A 2011 paper by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Harvard School of Public Health, “ The Oregon Health Insurance Experiment: Evidence from the First Year ,” utilized Oregon ’ s 2008 decision to hold a randomized lottery for the provision of Medicaid insurance in order to measure the impact of health insurance on an individual ’ s health and well-being.
Throughout the final months of 2007 to the early months of 2008, various cable companies had started to add the Weather Channel HD to their cable lineups, including the Boston, Massachusetts, Austin, Texas, San Antonio, Texas, and Baton Rouge, Louisiana markets.
In August 2008, Yastrzemski underwent successful triple bypass heart surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital.
The 2008 totals mirrored those of 2004, when Catahoula Parish cast 3, 219 ( 65. 0 percent ) for President George W. Bush and 1, 673 ballots ( 34. 8 percent ) for his Democratic rival, Senator John F. Kerry of Massachusetts.
2008, 26 Nov. 2008 ( Plutarch's " Life of Marcellus " Mirror at Massachusetts Institute of Technology )
The Western Massachusetts Council was created on June 28, 2008 with the merger of Great Trails Council and Pioneer Valley Council.
Order of the Arrow – The Pocumtuc Lodge of the Western Massachusetts Council was formed by the merger of Memsochet Lodge 507 ( Great Trails Council ) and Allogagan Lodge 83 ( Pioneer Valley Council ) on September 28, 2008.
It was formed by a merger in early 2008 of three councils: Girl Scouts of Montachusett Council, Girl Scouts of Pioneer Valley, Girl Scouts of Western Massachusetts.
It was formed February 1, 2008 by a merger of three councils: Girls Scouts, Patriots ' Trail ; Girl Scout Council of Southeastern Massachusetts ; Girl Scouts of Spar and Spindle Council.
Gosnold was first in a 2008 ranking of all Massachusetts communities in terms of total value of real estate per resident.
As of 2008, Chelmsford had a violent crime rate of 132 incidents per 100, 000 people, compared to a rate of 449 in Massachusetts as a whole and 455 nationwide.
2008 and Technology
In 2008 Atari was honored at the 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for pioneering the development of handheld games with its Lynx game unit.
Details of the photodiodes were also published in the February 14, 2008 issue of the journal Electronics Letters and the November 2007 issue of the journal IEEE Photonics Technology Letters.
In 2004 development began on HTML5 in the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group ( WHATWG ), which became a joint deliverable with the W3C in 2008.
In 2008, Id Software was honored at the 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for the pioneering work Quake represented in user modifiable games.
In 2008, the Delft University of Technology applied for a patent on the molybdenum-98-based production of molybdenum-99
* Forging a New Alliance at ThoughtWorks Quarterly Technology Briefing, October 2008 ( with Scott Shaw )
He was awarded the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, for the University of Technology Petronas in Malaysia, and in 2008 he was granted an honorary degree from the Dundee School of Architecture at the University of Dundee.
In 2008 Quake was honored at the 59th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards for advancing the art form of user modifiable games.
* January 2008: Robert Lanza and colleagues at Advanced Cell Technology and UCSF create the first human embryonic stem cells without destruction of the embryo
In an internal e-mail apparently sent August 18, 2008 to NASA managers and leaked to the press, NASA Administrator Michael Griffin stated his belief that the Bush administration had made no viable plan for U. S. crews to participate in the International Space Station beyond 2011, and that Office of Management and Budget ( OMB ) and Office of Science and Technology Policy ( OSTP ) were actually seeking its demise.
On July 8, 2008, GPS manufacturer Mio Technology announced the release of a Knight Rider-themed GPS unit for a price of $ 270.
Micron Technology and Sun Microsystems announced an SLC NAND flash memory chip rated for 1, 000, 000 P / E cycles on 17 December 2008.
* Recognized among 2007 National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates, announced August 25, 2008 and which were awarded on September 29 in a White House ceremony.
The Rapid Access Computing Environment ( RACE ), became operational in October 2008 under the joint guidance of DISA's Computing Services and Chief Technology Office.
Larger scale commercial SIMD processors are available from ClearSpeed Technology, Ltd. and Stream Processors, Inc. ClearSpeed's CSX600 ( 2004 ) has 96 cores each with 2 double-precision floating point units while the CSX700 ( 2008 ) has 192.
Since 2008 he has been a member of the governing board of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.
Education for 11 to 16 year olds is provided by Whitstone School, which is a Technology College and in 2008 was assessed by Ofsted as ' Satisfactory '.
In the fall of 2008 Worcester County has plans to open Worcester Technical High School to all residents of the county, to replace Worcester Career and Technology Center.
In reaction to this, in early 2008 a pro-rBST advocacy group called " American Farmers for the Advancement and Conservation of Technology " ( AFACT ), made up of dairies and originally affiliated with Monsanto, formed and began lobbying to ban such labels.
* G. Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and former president of Georgia Institute of Technology ( 1994 – 2008 ), spent his early years in Douglas.