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Black Girls Code: Closing the Science and Technology Digital Divide

It is a cold, hard fact; minorities and women represent less than one percent of IT professionals in the U.S.  Kimberly Bryant found herself in a unique situation as the only black woman in the room on a regular basis as a biotech engineer.  After doing research, Kimberly found that the lack of minority and female presence she saw in…

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Red or Blue Pill? Life Changing DNA Nanocage Could Cure Cancer

Like a scene out of the hit movie, Matrix, scientists are working to create a pill that will change medicine, as we know it.  There is a strong, future possibility that one pill can cure the human body of ailments such as cancer, or other life-threatening diseases.  Scientists in the US, Denmark, and Rome recently discovered a nanotechnology breakthrough that…

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Online House Calls Prove Effective for Parkinson’s Patients

A new study shows that consultations with specialists conducted via the web can be effective in caring for people with Parkinson’s disease. The findings are especially promising for people who do not live near urban and academic centers where specialists are typically located. Published today in the journal Neurology: Clinical Practice, senior author and neurologist Ray Dorsey, M.D., M.B.A. saw…

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Dog Poop Database Curbs Offenders

DNA testing, once the domain of CSI investigations, medical research, and high-end court cases, has made its way down to the dog poop on the front lawn. A condominium complex in Braintree, Mass. solved its problem of pet owners not cleaning up after their animals by requiring dog owners to pay $59.95 for a DNA test of each dog, the…

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