May 23, 2016
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Bringing Light and Life to Sub-Saharan Africa

A giant solar-powered computer is bringing electricity, internet and clean water to rural Ghana Sub-Saharan Africa consists of 42 countries, including Ghana, Nigeria, and Sudan. The […]
May 22, 2016
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Using Freezing Sea Water to Heat Large Buildings

Can Seawater Replace Fossil Fuels? There are millions of fish in the sea, as they say, but it turns out there might be a million dollar […]
May 1, 2016
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Virtual Reality Brings You Inside Earthquake-torn Nepal

The awesome power of Virtual Reality lets you experience the post-earthquake Nepalese danger zone Last April, 2015, a tremendous earthquake, close to 8 on the Richter […]
April 26, 2016
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Acoustic Scarecrows: Saving the Lives of Birds and Humans

Removing birds from danger zones in a non-lethal way Ever find yourself in a place where there is so much noise you can’t hear yourself think? […]
April 15, 2016
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Drip Irrigation for California’s Rice Growers

Good news for California farmers dealing with crippling drought conditions The Lundberg family began farming rice in 1937. For decades, they have developed a reputation not […]
April 5, 2016
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Good News for Cochlear Implants Wearers

Bringing the Sound of Music to the Deaf It is estimated that approximately 100,000 Americans and 325,000 worldwide are using a cochlear implant. Unlike a hearing […]
March 23, 2016
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Pharmaceutical Giants Set Their Futures with Electroceuticals

For decades, billions of dollars have been invested in drug development based on biology and chemistry. But this is changing. Drug development of the future is […]
March 8, 2016
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Smart Technology Comes to the Family Farm

We have smartphones, smart homes, and smart clothing, and now smart farms. Forget about rising at dawn, while it is still dark to head out to […]
February 21, 2016
XStat Treatment

XSTAT—a High-Tech Sponge to Save Lives

XSTAT—a High-Tech, Life-Saving Sponge Remember those little capsules we buy for the kids, the ones that blow up into sponges in the shape of dinosaurs, cats, […]
February 12, 2016
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FundRX: Crowdfunding for Biotechnology Startups

FundRX: Crowdfunding for Biotechnology Startups As the global citizenry has become more empowered and digital, a great shift away from traditional financing institutions has taken place, […]
January 6, 2016
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3-D Printing hits the Fashion Runway

Good news for all of us who never have anything to wear—3-D printing. Don’t see anything you like in your closet? Print out some knock-out outfits […]
January 4, 2016
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A New Weapon in the War against HIV-AIDS

Antabuse wakes up latent HIV virus for the kill  There is good news for HIV researchers and the approximately 36.9 million HIV patients across the globe. […]
December 30, 2015
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Dispelling the Darkness: Ikea Lights up Refugee Camps

Millions of refugees have fled the war in Syria, running for their lives and leaving behind everything: nationhood, families, homes, jobs, and possessions, to live in […]