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Devices or Divisive: Mobile Technology in the Classroom

Apr. 17, 2015 — Little is known about what teachers think about how mobile technology in the classroom will affect the development of students' non-cognitive skills, such as empathy, self-control, problem ... read more

Blending Realities to Create a Truly Global Workforce

Apr. 16, 2015 — The globalization of business already means many companies have their workforce scattered across the world. But what if engineers in different countries want to work together to solve a problem on ... read more

Intellectual Property in 3-D Printing

Apr. 16, 2015 — The implications of intellectual property in 3D printing have been outlined in two documents created for the UK ... read more

New Breath Technology Picks Up High Risk Changes Heralding Stomach Cancer

Apr. 13, 2015 — A new type of technology that senses minute changes in the levels of particular compounds in exhaled breath, accurately identifies high risk changes which herald the development of stomach cancer, ... read more

Kindergartners Who Shared iPads in Class Scored Higher on Achievement Tests

Apr. 10, 2015 — A promising study found that kindergartners in classes with shared iPads significantly outscored their peers on achievement tests who were in classes that had no iPads or classes with iPads for each ... read more

Apr. 7, 2015 — Researchers have unveiled new technology enabling drones to recover stable flight from any position and land autonomously in failure situations. It will even be possible to launch drones by simply ... read more

Mar. 30, 2015 — By studying the morphology and physiology of plants with tiny conical "hairs" or microfibers on the surface of their leaves, such as tomatoes, balsam pears and the flowers Berkheya purpea ... read more

Mar. 30, 2015 — New technology could result in optical switches with sub-square-micron footprints, potentially allowing densely packed switching fabrics on a ... read more

Greener Industry If Environmental Authorities Change Strategy

Mar. 27, 2015 — Fewer industrial firms would violate environmental legislation and a higher number would adopt cleaner technologies if environmental authorities would focus their monitoring efforts on companies with ... read more

Mar. 25, 2015 — Most people are familiar with the fictional world of "Star Trek," in which the characters can use a holodeck to create and interact with virtual worlds. It is possible to recreate a similar ... read more

Mar. 24, 2015 — Scientists report that the elastocaloric effect opens the door to alternative forms of solid-state refrigeration that are direct replacements for vapor compression ... read more

Mar. 24, 2015 — High voltage, short pulsed electric fields selectively damage cell membrane directly killing the contaminating bacteria by a process known as electroporation. Once applied multiple times, this ... read more

Actual Reality Tested in Functional Assessment Post-TBI

Mar. 18, 2015 — Actual Reality has been described as a new tool for assessing performance of activities of everyday life in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI). A new article outlines the first study examining ... read more

Mar. 18, 2015 — Imagine technology that is good enough to wear and safe enough to eat. Technology innovation specialists are working on a project to design a range of wide-reaching sensing devices for people ... read more

Mar. 17, 2015 — A 3-D printing technology enables objects to rise from a liquid media continuously rather than being built layer by layer as they have been for the past 25 years, representing a fundamentally new ... read more

Products That Reversibly Change Shape With Temperature May Revolutionize Medicine

Mar. 16, 2015 — New research highlights the capability of reversible shape-memory polymers to change their shape when heated to body temperature and then switch back to their original shape when cooled to room ... read more

Mar. 12, 2015 — A new genome editing technology has been developed that can target and kill blood cancer cells with high accuracy. Using the technology, researchers were able to kill human lymphoma cells by locating ... read more

Mar. 12, 2015 — Taking their inspiration from the way nature designed fish scales, a multinational research team has developed a new, flexible material with superior anti-penetration properties. It could one day be ... read more

New Carbon Accounting Method Proposed

Mar. 10, 2015 — Established ways of measuring carbon emissions can sometimes give misleading feedback on how national policies affect global emissions. In some cases, countries are even rewarded for policies that ... read more

Mar. 9, 2015 — Researchers have, for the first time, developed a simple technique to produce a two-dimensional nitrogen-containing crystal that has the capacity to be a potential rival to graphene and silicon as ... read more

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