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My STEM Story: Lessons in Denial

My STEM Story: Lessons in Denial

10.21.2014
It's not surprising that many women steer away from STEM degrees or STEM careers. Or that many women who start STEM degrees drop out....
How The Tech In Your Smartphone Could Help Fight The Next Ebola Outbreak

How The Tech In Your Smartphone Could Help Fight The Next Ebola Outbreak

10.21.2014
The Ebola crisis has brought new perspective to concerns about how diseases -- and people who carry them -- travel. And a number of experts...
500 Startups and United Nations Invest in Big Data for Social Good

500 Startups and United Nations Invest in Big Data for Social Good

10.21.2014
Big data allows startups, companies, governments, and societies to gather unprecedented amounts of insights that could change the world...
How To Be Happier At Work

How To Be Happier At Work

10.21.2014
We also found that simply having a chance to give feedback boosts happiness on the job. Workers appreciate having an anonymous channel,...
Harvard Creates 'Big Data' Course for Social Innovators

Harvard Creates 'Big Data' Course for Social Innovators

10.19.2014
Big data has the ability to improve the provision of public services, enable governments to spend taxpayers' monies more efficiently, and...
How Google Glass Apps Showcase the Potential of Wearable Educational Technology

How Google Glass Apps Showcase the Potential of Wearable Educational Technology

10.17.2014
It's unclear whether this high profile focus on wearable computing will come anywhere close to matching the success of Google's Android...
Veterans And Military Members Are In Dire Need Of Food Assistance -- This Is Not OK

Veterans And Military Members Are In Dire Need Of Food Assistance -- This Is Not OK

10.16.2014
Veterans and members of the military help us in our nation's time of need. It's critical that we help them in theirs. They fought for our...
Facebook Launches New Tool For Natural Disasters

Facebook Launches New Tool For Natural Disasters

10.16.2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural...
Why I Started a Wearable Device Company

Why I Started a Wearable Device Company

10.15.2014
My new venture in consumer tech and wearables gives me a way to demonstrate and justify why kids should take an interest in STEM education,...
Engaging Girls in Your STEM Program

Engaging Girls in Your STEM Program

10.14.2014
Even programs with the best intentions sometimes have difficulty attracting girls to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)....
How Mobile Technology Can Help End Poverty For Rural Farmers

How Mobile Technology Can Help End Poverty For Rural Farmers

10.14.2014
Farmers often have little or no access to quality seeds and fertilizer. They may also have limited information about market prices for...
Mark Zuckerberg And Wife Donate $25 Million To Fight Ebola

Mark Zuckerberg And Wife Donate $25 Million To Fight Ebola

Alexis Kleinman  10.14.2014
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan announced on Tuesday that they are donating $25 million to the Centers for...
'Bionic Eye' Helps This Man See For The First Time In 30 Years

'Bionic Eye' Helps This Man See For The First Time In 30 Years

Cate Matthews  10.13.2014
Larry Hester was 33 years old when doctors diagnosed him with retinitis pigmentosa, a disease where the eyes' light-sensitive retinas...
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How National Service Can Help Communities And Build A Stronger Workforce

How National Service Can Help Communities And Build A Stronger Workforce

10. 9.2014
Young Americans today are facing the crisis of unraveling traditional communities and social structures. In fact, 1 million students drop...