Tag: Science & Technology


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Solar Suitcases Pack Brighter Futures for Kids In U.S. & Africa

January 31, 2017Posted by Terry Turner

California school kids are sharpening their tech skills while helping…

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Female Survivors Use Custom Tech For Social Change

January 6, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Everyone has a voice, but even in a video-heavy world, not…

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Watch Drones Deliver Blood, Supplies & Medication Overseas

December 12, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

With the help of United Nations, flying robots are delivering…

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College Kid’s High-Tech Invention Helps Blind People Navigate

September 15, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

When he’s not sharing a stage with Demi Lovato and…

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Drones Help Hospice Patients Visit Places And People They Love

September 12, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

For many terminally ill patients in hospice care, a hospital…

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Meet The Technology Tackling Poverty From Space

September 8, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Since 1990, extreme poverty has been cut in half worldwide….

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Picture This: High-Tech Wheelchair Moves by Reading Your Mind

September 1, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Full smile, half-smile, duck face, tongue out, and puffy cheeks…

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Making Waves: Tourists Deliver Tiny Clean-Water Devices Overseas

August 4, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

When 700 million people worldwide are in need of clean…

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High-Tech “Smart Glove” Translates Sign Language to Spoken Word

July 12, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

You may have heard of smart cars, smart cleaning robots,…

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An Extension of Themselves: 3D-Printed Wheelchairs Will Fit Like Second Skin

June 22, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

“Bespoke,” is typically a term used to describe custom, made-to-order…

28952 University of Bath researchers in the Chemical Engineering department develop a urine-powered microbial fuel cell which capable of generating electricity.

Dr Mirella Di Lorenzo in the Department of Chemical Engineering with one of the new fuel cells currently being tested.

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“Pee Battery” Lets Power Flow to Areas of Energy Poverty

June 13, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

The age of “pee-power” is here – and it may…

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This App is Bringing Smartphone Messaging to Millions of Deaf Users (Finally!)

April 25, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Before she started her own company, Jane Jonas, 30, was the…

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“Body on a Chip” Could Eliminate Animal Testing AND Provide More Accurate Results

January 28, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

Animals and humans often don’t respond to drugs in the…