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CLEVELAND — The future is now, and it’s being built right here in Cleveland. On August 24, 2020, a Case Western Reserve University Student picked up a banana, held it in his hand, and truly felt the banana in his grasp. The thing is, that banana was 2,300 miles away, in a robotics lab at …

We often make a sharp distinction between “traditional” and “modern.” We view tradition with distrust, assuming that we are simply latching ourselves onto arbitrary decisions from yesteryear. Technology, on the other hand, is viewed as progressive. Rather than entrenching us in the past, technology is supposed to propel us into the future. Technology is the …

Half of children with disabilities still excluded from the school system Humanity & Inclusion has published a report on November 20, on the difficulties children with disabilities face in accessing education in the world’s poorest countries. Valentina Pomatto, Inclusion Advocacy Officer for Humanity & Inclusion, explains the obstacles of inclusive education. Are children with disabilities …

A person set up for an fNIRS recording (the brain imaging technique used in this paper). Credit: Mehrnaz Shoushtarian A technology called functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) can be used to objectively measure tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, according to a new study published November 18 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Mehrnaz Shoushtarian …

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — A rural region filled with farmers and blue collar workers, it is perhaps unsurprising how much of a base Aroostook County has become for President Donald Trump. In the 2020 presidential election, about 59 percent of Aroostook County residents (20,991 people total) voted for Trump and 39 percent (13,862) for Democratic …

WOOSTER, Ohio (WJW) — Using technology that most everyone already has, regional dispatchers hope to give first responders the ability to see what they will encounter even before they arrive at the scene of an emergency. ‘It was divine intervention’: Friends call 911, save life of 69-year-old woman who had stroke during Zoom call “When …

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On July 25, 2020, the Japanese bulk carrier ship WAKASHIO, owned by a subsidiary of Nagashiki Shipping Co., Ltd. of Okayama, Japan, became stranded off the coast of Mauritius, in the Indian Ocean, and about 1,000 tons of heavy oil spilled into the beautiful ocean. If we do nothing, native sea turtles, classified as …

On May 1, Texas began Phase I of its economic reopening, permitting certain businesses to begin operating again. Many states have since followed. As state governors look to continue to reopen with additional safety precautions in place, several (including California, Kansas, Texas, Ohio and Delaware) have implemented rules that require the use of face coverings …

I don’t know if I’ll buy this reasoning but I’m game for anything. A recent study in Integrative Organismal Biology, published by Oxford Academic, features research which showed that facial hair may have evolved over time to help men absorb blows to the head better. It’s a fascinating read if you can spare 10 minutes …

I don’t know if I’ll buy this reasoning but I’m game for anything. A recent study in Integrative Organismal Biology, published by Oxford Academic, features research which showed that facial hair may have evolved over time to help men absorb blows to the head better. It’s a fascinating read if you can spare 10 minutes …