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In the first blog post about digital seniors, I explained that many seniors have had major challenges in life, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic. However, more seniors are increasingly using internet services, and as a result, many of them have experienced a better quality of life. But there are other forms of technology that would …

Field service management is a crucial issue in today’s power and utility landscapes, as companies are measured on their customer engagement, communication and, most of all, duration of outages both planned and unplanned. When an electric utility’s scheduling and engagement is not efficient it can impact the bottom line. But it doesn’t have to be …

However, UNM has maintained the blue phone technology and has been working with Verizon over the past year to upgrade several of the phones. UNM IT Voice Associate Director Mark Reynolds said the new cellular infrastructure is aimed at eliminated dead zones on campus while improving connectivity. The result: a safer campus. “If you were to dial 911, …

The Pre K-12 Professional Learning Market report includes current estimates of the $5.3 billion market and per-teacher spends, and market growth projections through 2021-2028. The report examines the professional development segment, now often referred to as professional learning, for teachers, administrators, and other educators. The focus is on factors influencing change in the market, challenges …

As smartphone ownership has skyrocketed and internet connectivity has become a necessity, patients and clinicians alike have seen the potential of evidence-based digital interventions. However, mainstream clinical practice has been slow to adopt these new technologies. Reluctance to use digital interventions might be related to attitude/familiarity, knowledge, and systemic/liability concerns. The slow adoption may also …

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – An improved extraction method involving chia seeds may provide new options for nutritional foods, medicine capsules and anti-aging products.   A Purdue University team has developed and patented the method to separate mucilage from chia seeds, yielding a protein-rich chia seed flour with improved bioactivity and functionality compared with conventional methods. …

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) – Researchers at Texas A&M are working on technology to make traffic light switchers more efficient with the goal of reducing wait times at intersections. Dr. Guni Sharon, a Texas A&M computer science and engineering professor who is leading the project, says current switchers use a very basic form of artificial …

TipRanks These 3 “Strong Buy” Stocks Are Top Picks for 2021, Say Analysts Some traditions are too time-honored to shirk, and on Wall Street, the annual ‘top picks’ are one. Usually made at the very end or very beginning of a year, the Street’s analysts publish reviews on the stocks they believe will show the …

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Pulsed ultraviolet light can be an effective alternative to some of the antimicrobial technologies now used by the poultry industry to kill pathogens on eggshells, according to Penn State researchers, who simulated production conditions to test the technology. Researcher Paul Patterson, professor of poultry science, College of Agricultural Sciences, suggests the …

TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS), United Way of Greater Topeka and Stormont Vail Health have partnered with Healthify to launch the Northeast Kansas Community Network – a connected network of health care and social service organizations committed to transforming the current system of care and dramatically …