Science & Technology, General/Other News
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New research from Concordia University suggests that in order for students to understand math, teachers must make the connection between abstract numbers and real world examples.
Talkspace, a startup that offers affordable anonymous mental health therapy through mobile texting and the Internet, has garnered $2.5 million in funds to expand its services.
The funding came...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
Coleman Greene, a Durham entrepreneur and creator of Sqord, has collaborated with Premera Blue Cross to keep kids active by using social media.
The Sqord is a funny word that children made up,...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
Accela Inc. kicks off its 2014 Accela Construct App Challenge, in which civic-minded developers can leverage the Accela API and CivicData.com to develop apps that help connect government agencies and...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.
A program that offers a unique approach to treating mental health is a collaborative effort from gaming technology experts and health researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at the University of...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
Leading provider of comprehensive IT services to nonprofits and small to mid-sized businesses, the American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS) is sponsoring the Association of State and Territorial...more