technology

April 12, 2015

ASSIST Director Veena Misra and her multidisciplinary team are using nanotechnology to develop small, wearable sensors that monitor a person's immediate environment, as well as the wearer's vital signs.

April 09, 2015

Richard Culatta discusses 5 ways that technology can be used to close persistent equity gaps so that all students can have access to high-quality education regardless of who they are or where they live.

March 29, 2015

Vivek Wadhwa points out the lack of women in the technology sector and discusses the negative public backlash to his coverage of the issue.

March 27, 2015

Computer scientists at Saarland University and Carnegie Mellon University are studying the potential use of the human body as a touch sensitive surface for controlling mobile devices.

March 08, 2015

Why is it that smartphone battery innovation lags so far behind other aspects of mobile technology?

February 13, 2015

The experts agreed on two long-term trends: advancing learning environments that are flexible and drive innovation, as well as increasing the collaboration that takes place between higher education institutions. These are just two of the 18 topics analyzed in the NMC Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education Edition, indicating the key trends, significant challenges, and important technological developments that are very likely to impact changes in higher education across the world over the next five years.

February 10, 2015

While the world may still be waiting for a mass-produced flying car, there has been a tremendous amount of innovation in the automotive industry since these vehicles were first invented. Looking back over the last five years, a significant amount of technology has been introduced into the ever evolving automobile.

February 09, 2015

Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), SAFFiR is a two-legged, or bipedal, humanoid robot designed to help researchers evaluated unmanned systems to support Sailors with damage control aboard naval vessels.

January 21, 2015

Large majorities of the online populations in all five developed countries we surveyed (France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, and the United States) and all seven developing countries we surveyed (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, South Africa and Turkey) say that technology has vastly improved how they shop, work, learn, and generally get stuff done.

January 14, 2015

President Obama speaks on the need for affordable high-speed broadband for all Americans, and how certain small cities and towns are taking steps to lay a foundation for broadband access that rivals the most connected cites in the world.

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