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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
A team of MIT researchers are turning the average baby spinach into a sophisticated chemical-weapon sniffer.
The MIT paper published in the Nature Materials journal shows what happened when the...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
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.
Adidas and Nike are locked in a foot race to see who can create a knit-not sewn-shoe that will cut wastefulness of footwear material and doesn't require as much cheap labor to make.
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
In a project called Made In The Future, innovation and design consultancy Ideo examined the ways how technology will change in the next decade.
The interesting concepts, based on research by Ideo...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
Lenovo, currently the world\'s second-largest PC vendor, has recently expressed it\'s interest in acquiring Research in Motion (RIM) to supplement its lapses in the mobile industry.
Part of the United Nations' Block by Block program, community members are asked to redesign public spaces, which includes parks and public squares that need to be redeveloped, inside the popular...more