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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
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
The Grameen Foundation, the charitable arm of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning microfinance organization and community development Grameen Bank founded by Muhammad Yunus, delivers solutions through six...more
A study that is currently published online in BMC Medical Education finds that a virtual computer environment is an effective learning environment.
The project involved participants engaged in a...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.
In a study published in The Journal of Social Studies Research, researchers have found out that playing online video games is effective in teaching civics education among students.
The study shows...more
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.
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
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.
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