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Engineering Medical School Programs Launch to Spur Health Care Innovations

POSTED BY: KATHY PRETZ / 18 July 2018

University of Illinois and Texas A&M asking students to prototype ideas to improve medical devices

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Volunteering Versus Research: Which Should Take Priority?

POSTED BY: CHAI K. TOH / 17 July 2018
Both require a lot of time and focus, but one ends up taking a back seat

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AI Software Helps Employers Hire Based on Innate Skills

POSTED BY: MONICA ROZENFELD / 16 July 2018
Some companies are selecting candidates based on neuroscience assessments instead of résumés

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What It Takes to Succeed as a Woman in a STEM Field

POSTED BY: VALERIE ROMERO / 2 July 2018
While both genders have proven to excel in the fields, women often face additional challenges

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Would You Want Your Memories Uploaded to a Computer After You Die?

POSTED BY: AMANDA DAVIS / 29 June 2018
One startup is offering to preserve people’s brains and create a virtual afterlife

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New York’s Consumer Electronics Week Showcases Tech for Parents and Kids

POSTED BY: MONICA ROZENFELD / 28 June 2018
Products include T-shirts to track children and a 3D-printing pen

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Services Like Echo and Uber Can Help the Elderly Live Independently

POSTED BY: KATHY PRETZ / 22 June 2018
They can set reminders to take medication and arrange for rides to doctor appointments

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IEEE Ethics: When Advice and Support Went Dark

POSTED BY: WALTER ELDEN / 20 June 2018
An overview of what led to activities being terminated, as well as efforts to restore them

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Top-Paying Jobs in the Gig Economy Are in Tech

POSTED BY: MONICA ROZENFELD / 19 June 2018
Freelancers working in artificial intelligence, blockchain, and cybersecurity earn the most

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A Hands-On Approach With My Son Sparked His Interest in Engineering

POSTED BY: QUSI ALQARQAZ / 11 June 2018
Showing, not telling, kids what engineers do can have a lasting impact