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Teachers Learn Latest Classroom Technology At Conference In Philadelphia

It’s an informational expo where educators learn how to make use of technology in the classroom.

06/29/2015

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Robotic Surgery Has Become Commonplace

Robotic surgery, once considered experimental and exciting, is becoming commonplace at many local hospitals.

06/08/2015

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Top 5 Apps To Help You Go Green

If you’re ready to take your overall going green experience to the next level, check out some of these apps that can help you reduce your harmful impacts on earth.

04/14/2015

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Awards Ceremony In Philadelphia Honors Females Making A Difference In Technology And Other Fields

Among the 13 categories, there are trophies for educator of the year and best product.

04/12/2015

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Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s Batteries

Scientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.

04/07/2015

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Travel Apptitude: Best Apps For Planning Your Trip

Need a hand planning your next trip? These five apps will have you all packed up and ready to go in no time.

03/16/2015

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Computer Cookies Don’t Have Chocolate Chips

Online, the term ‘cookies’ refers to encrypted text files that are used by almost all websites. There are pluses and minuses.

02/25/2015

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New Tech Serving Doctors And Patients

A report in the journal Pediatrics finds that an effort to use text messaging to urge parents to vaccinate their children for the flu has had a great deal of success.

02/23/2015

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Health: New Technology Opens The Way For Creating Babies Using DNA From 3 People

New technology opens the way for creating babies using DNA from 3 people. It’s designed to eliminate diseases, but is the creation of a “super baby” safe or ethical? The technique has been approved in Britain. Could it come here next?

02/04/2015

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Circus Makes STEM Subjects Fun For Kids

The Two Bit Circus in LA makes science, technology, engineering and math – STEM, fun.

11/24/2014

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New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping Deals

Use your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.

11/10/2014

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Runners’ Hearts Monitored By Smartphone

Listen to what a group of German researchers did in their efforts to study the impact marathon running has on the heart.

11/03/2014

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Tech Issues Hurt Auto Reliability Scores

Lexus finishes tops in Consumer Reports reliability study, followed closely by Toyota. Buick is top domestic brand.

10/29/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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No Cash? Digital Tip Jar Allows You To Tip With Your Credit, Debit Card

In a growing “cashless economy,” technology is changing the way some of us are tipping, even for that morning cup of coffee.

09/22/2014

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