Tag: Science & Technology

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…

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…

Watch Drones Deliver Blood, Supplies & Medication Overseas

December 12, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

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

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…

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…

Meet The Technology Tackling Poverty From Space

September 8, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

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

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…

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…

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,…

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…

“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…

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…

“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…