Technology

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In today’s world technology is evolving fast and so are we as a community. As technology continues to become more integrated into our everyday life, there is also a great emphasis on the inclusion of information technology to improve patient care. The impact of Health Information Technology (HIT) has revolutionised patient care on a global scale. HIT is the application of information technology to healthcare....

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Penguins have lived in Antarctica as long as it is known. Since then, earth has experienced several climate changes, some drastic and some mild. Through all these changes, penguins have stayed strong and nothing has affected them. However, now, with sea warming up, the situations have changed. Penguins now have to relocate their home to find a place more suitable for them. It is happening...

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google

What is the emotion we are encountered with when we get to know that we are being ditched? It’s definitely not the best of the feelings. What would be your reaction when you get to know that your most used and the world’s most reputed applications aren’t worth your trust? Recently, two articles from the online forum 4Chan appeared briefly in Google’s “Top Stories” section...

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tinkerer

Srinivas Tadigadapa had always been interested in knowing how electronics and appliances worked. He would, when he was little, casually dismantle the music system or ready-to-be-discarded iron. “We had these clay pots to keep water cool,” said Tadigadapa. “I realised that one of the openings in the pot perfectly fit one of my speakers. So, I placed my speaker in there and the amount of...

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Supplemental oxygen therapy

In the past, the common focus in clinical research has been on the variables: patient and practice, and not on the more significant variable, technology products. However, with time technology has found its importance in healthcare. The introduction of Healthcare and Technology Synergy (HATS) framework has not only found its usefulness in comparative effectiveness research on health-care-associated infections as well as in nursing practice, education,...

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The earth presently is home to around 7.5 billion human beings and about 20% of them are mute. Some of these people lost their ability to speak due to some psychological problems, some physical, and some were born without the ability, that is, they never knew what their voice sounded like. Without the ability to talk, life just becomes hard and in this world, especially...

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unsize

It’s always a headache to actually find clothes that are not only cute but fits right to your body. There’s always an option of trying and discarding clothes when in a physical store, but while shopping online? A big impossibility. That’s where Kate Wilhoit, Northeastern university’s own, found her own inspiration. Her startup, ‘Unsize’, fulfils the dream and “eliminate the need for sizes, labels, and...

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Neel Joshi, an associate professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Northeastern, came up with a plan, which may sound too fictional to be executed, but is a great step. What Joshi discovered is that living materials, such as bacteria, can be engineered or reprogrammed to improve and then replace substances like plastic, concrete or other such things which are presently made using standard manufacturing...

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