Tag Archives: Science

Smart Phone and Health Impact Warning?

There were been suggestions for years about health risks regarding using mobile phones. The city of San Francisco is legislating retailers to give out health warning material. CTIA attorney is fighting back asking the judge to freeze city ordinance requiring phone retailers to disclose possible health risks.

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Imagine – Great Ideas Made Real

'Imagine - Great Ideas Made Real' is a film showcase highlighting the UK's strengths in innovation. The 2 minute film 'Imagine' will showcase over 100 British innovations, referencing the UK's long history and focusing on recent innovations. The video will be used by UKTI worldwide in support of its business events and showcasing the UK as a centre of innovation.

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The Code for Successful Innovation

I had the opportunity to attend the Front End of Innovation a couple of years ago in Boston and of the three days of sessions, I have to say that unlike most people, my favorite session was that of Dr. Clotaire Rapaille. The author of "The Culture Code: An Ingenious Way to Understand Why People Around the World Live and Buy as They Do", Dr. Rapaille extolled the crowd with his thoughts on 'codes' and 'imprints'.

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The Politics of Innovation

An investigation into the role of politics in innovation. At the Bassetti Foundation for Responsible Innovation we have long been debating the links between innovation and politics. Last year the Foundation successfully lobbied for a change to the Statute of the Region of Lombardy in Italy so that local government would work to promote responsible innovation, in the belief that innovation excellence is by definition responsible innovation.

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Prizes: NSF Awards Sci/Eng Visualization Challenge

Science Magazine and the National Science Foundation presented the winners and honorable mentions in the eighth annual International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge, which drew 111 entries from 63 countries, including 24 U.S. states. From the competition…”The winners — in categories including illustration, photography, informational graphics, and multimedia — draw you into unseen worlds in very different ways and span ...

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Life in 11D is Better Than 3D

3D seems to be everywhere at the moment. Burberry made history at London Fashion Week last year by streaming its catwalk show live in 3D. Adidas has a touch wall that lets you browse for your sneakers in three dimensions. Nintendo has just released the first 3D handheld gaming device with no need for special glasses. Movies have been in ...

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