Science & Technology, General/Other News
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Raleigh-based Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is using Eco-Counter Technology to gather local residents together to cultivate dynamic communities.
CAMPO, with the use of...more
A University of Cincinnati research details how a mother's influence could be more effective when supported by Web-based, at-home parent education programs.
Adam Knowlden, a former doctoral...more
Is civil society developing faster because of new technology? In this case, integration of new technologies and using them can help civil societies take a main role in tackling issues or challenges...more
The West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey (WVGES) is now accepting applications for up to a total of $745,000 in Broadband Technical Assistance Grant funds.
The funds will support statewide...more
Twitter has recently partnered with Compass Family Services, a century-old organization based in San Francisco that offers services to thousands of homeless families.
The partnership formed the...more
MIT President Rafael Reif speaks how federal budget cuts caused by sequestration threaten to derail major innovative breakthroughs, such as AIDS vaccine, 3D printing and digital learning.
Mashable has highlighted three innovative 3D printing projects which might actually help change the world.
These projects include: Protoprint - an ethical 3D printer filament founded in early 2013...more
Homeless NYC man, Leo Grand, who was taught how to code by Patrick McConlogue, has launched his carpool app.
The app aims to cut the number of automobiles on the road, and in turn, to shrink down...more
The Internet has been used as a medium for various activities. Now, it's used as a means to do volunteer work. iVolunteer, a web-based portal that seeks to bring volunteers and organizations...more
A bucolic farm houses the campus of health care software provider, Epic Systems Corporation, where employees and visitors alike will likely run into a cow or an alfalfa farmer in a conference...more