Science & Technology, General/Other News
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Using strategic planning to delve into years of local partner experiences and changes in technology and policy approaches, the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership reviews arrangements of...more
It has recently been reported that a new study from the University of Michigan has found that children who are allergic to eggs can now safely receive a single dose of seasonal influenza vaccine to...more
Biocom Institute launched a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Voice video competition in collaboration with The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI).
Code for America, a social enterprise coding start-up, has launched a new branch in Melbourne, Australia.
The Code for Australia will provide a fellowship program an incubator program and a...more
These simple, unheralded, little-known technologies may just change the world, one chewed gum, solar-cooked dish or sanitized hand at a time.
Huffington Post listed 11 of these inventions that...more
Vodafone, a British telecommunications company, encourages Ghanaians to mobilize technology to boost Ghana's socio-economic development.
Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone's Ghana branch, Haris...more
Missouri-based social good tech startup MindMixer has received $17 million to better connect companies and governments with communities, consumers, and clients.
MindMixer is known as a...more
A recent development in 3-D printing has enabled a 16-month old baby to breathe again.
Garrett Peterson, born with a weak cartilage in his windpipe, was introduced to a 3-D-printed flexible splint...more
Hoxton-based entrepreneur Ekaterina Lengefeld has launched a new type of social network which encourages people to interact in real life based on common interests.
The site's goal is to spur...more
Verizon Wireless, the nation's first national wireless provider, urges businesses, nonprofits and other organizations throughout southeast Louisiana to submit entries for its upcoming 2013 Wireless...more