Science & Technology, General/Other News
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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 American Red Cross has released a new volunteer app called Team Red Cross.
The application allows volunteers to sign up, do basic training and various volunteer jobs, share volunteer...more
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
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
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
Venture philanthropy, where non-profits make investments in life sciences companies and high-tech business management, is deemed as an engine for life science funding.
This venture philanthropy...more
Innovation Africa 2013, a summit being held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre in Botswana, will host a number of ministers and officials from various African ministries of education,...more
A University of Missouri team of psychologists found that preschoolers with inability to estimate the number of objects in a group were 2.4 times more likely to have a later mathematical learning...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