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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
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
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.
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
Tom Watson, Forbes contributor, reflects on civil society that has gone digital.
Watson unearthed a series of white papers that document how the civil society sector should plan for its own...more
Professor and editor of The Edvocate, Matthew Lynch, Ed.D., writes about the main resources that incorporate STEM learning.
In his Huffington Post article, he cites three technologies that...more
Three anthropology professors from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University will present recent research in biological anthropology at the annual meeting of the American...more
During his visit to Haiti to help renovate a church, Duke medical doctor David Walmer was inspired to do something to tackle the issue of cervical cancer this side of the Caribbean.
Dr. Walmer has...more
Raleigh-based Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) is using Eco-Counter Technology to gather local residents together to cultivate dynamic communities.
CAMPO, with the use of...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