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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
Mashable has highlighted three innovative 3D printing projects which might actually help change the world.
These projects include: Protoprint - an ethical 3D printer filament founded in early 2013...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
Considering the expansion of community players, game makers view an opportunity to deliver a new kind of corporate social responsibility -- using games as a platform to create social impact.
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
Chicago-based nonprofit Big Shoulders Fund and the Chicago office of Ernst & Young LLP has partnered to boost math education through technology.
Ernst & Young LLP has announced $75,000 over the...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.
Alameda County has a new tool to take photos of issues surrounding the locality. The tool is a smartphone application called Mobile Citizen with a real-time response.
The smartphone app enables...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
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