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The White House is developing a web application that will show how climate change will impact American households.
The app at climate.data.gov would be a tool to enable individuals, business...more
A new study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health deemed Twitter as a way to help address certain health issues.
The study, conducted by Jenine K. Harris, PhD, assistant...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
Charity group Water Is Life (WIL) is banking on an innovative technology solution to tackle water contamination and raise awareness around this problem.
WIL, together with Brian Gartside, graphic...more
A study that is currently published online in BMC Medical Education finds that a virtual computer environment is an effective learning environment.
The project involved participants engaged in a...more
As part of the growth of the Internet and mobile communication enterprises, researchers study how new forms of media affect social skills, values, and relationships in children.
To address the...more
Every time you cook or buy food at a restaurant, the latest innovation in apps calculates the number of calories you've saved and donates the same amount to a local food bank.
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
An innovative wearable health technology has been unveiled -- the plaster-like patch from South Korea that can monitor disorders, sense movement, and disburse drugs.
According to a paper published...more