Awards for Innovation in Mine Safety Technology Announced in Las Vegas

The U.S. National Institute on Occupation Safety and Health (NIOSH) has announced the recipients of the first-ever Mine Safety and Health Technology Innovations Awards.

Green Supply Chain Awards Suggest Trend in Efficiency Technology

Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine has announced the recipients its 2012 Green Supply Chain Awards. This year's fifth annual awards recognize 57 companies of all sizes that are using innovative practices to drive supply chain sustainability.

Open-Source Software to Allow Laymen to Analyze Climate Data

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $1 million to open-source software company Kitware Inc. to further develop ClimatePipes, a platform that enables non-researchers to model and analyze long-term climate change projections. The Phase II funding comes one year after an initial DOE grant of $150,000 allowed Kitware to begin development of ClimatePipes.

Goodbye Dot-com, Hello Dot-xxx: Porn Gets Its Own Web Domain

The new .xxx Web domain will test the corporate social responsibility of the porn industry.

Making Education Software a Priority

Twitter and Facebook are no longer just the tools of bored college students or celebrity fan groups.

Technology: Apps To Get You Out Of The Airport

A few travel apps for smartphones to hopefully help you fly!

Attention Students: It's Okay to be Strange!

826 National is a nonprofit network of tutoring centers that are absolutely nothing like a traditional classroom.

WikiLeaks: An Education Issue as Well

Talking about WikiLeaks on Facebook or Twitter may endanger a student’s job prospects.

Black Youth Project Works to Cut Dropout Stats

The Black Youth Project uses new media to teach attitudes, actions and decision making.


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