Ten Research-Backed Tips on Parenting in a Digital Era
With screen time at a high during the Covid-19 pandemic, two educators offer some advice
Is COVID-19 the Tipping Point for Telemedicine?
Sheltering in place has pushed virtual health care into the mainstream, making us wonder if we'll ever go back to waiting rooms
This Artist Imagines How Nature Evolves Following an Environmental Apocalypse
Ginny Ruffner’s “Reforestation of the Imagination” at the Renwick uses augmented reality to show the plants that might grow after environment devastation
Use Your Hand (or Your Coffee Cup, or Your Cat) as a Remote Control
A new gesture recognition technology could allow users to turn almost any item into a remote for controlling televisions, tablets and more
How Can Schools Use Virtual Reality?
The expansion of Google's VR education program could make classrooms more engaging, and also more just
How Transgender Women Are Training Their Voices to Sound More Feminine
Does striving for some ideal female voice just reinforce stereotypes?
This Is How You Live Paint an Event
Artist Jeremy Sutton painted on his iPad while musicians performed and visitors played virtual reality games at the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Seven Inspiring Innovations In Education From Around the Globe
American schools, start taking notes! There may be some things to learn from these successful programs
These New Computer Chips Are Made From Wood
A new technique replaces the bulk of smartphone-friendly microchips with a transparent, flexible material made from wood pulp
Are Tablets the Way Out of Child Illiteracy?
Give them technology that they may have never seen before, and students' brains will work wonders
Your Next Smartphone Could Charge Six Times Faster
A California startup is implementing faster, smarter charging for next year’s mobile devices
How to Plan the Most Beautiful Stroll Through a City
A team of researchers has used crowdsourcing to develop an algorithm that can map out the most eye-pleasing walks
Next-Generation Electric Cars May Never Need A Battery Swap
U.S. Department of Energy researchers pinpoint the reasons why rechargeable batteries lose their ability to hold a charge over time
This New App Promises to Sharpen Your Eyesight
Forget Lasik. A neuroscientist from the University of California Riverside swears that his exercises can improve your vision
How Technology is Changing the Way Athletes Train
Apps like Ubersense and AMPSports bring run-by-run data to skiers, bobsledders and other competitors