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Category: Science & Technology

Online Classes Help Families Globally Cope With Alzheimer’s Stress

Family stress is rising as the aging global population is bringing more Alzheimer’s cases. One solution, say experts, is in online courses for caregivers.
categories EducationFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthInternational AffairsRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology

Techno Health: “Swallow a Mini-Robot and Call Me in the Morning”

Mini-Robot pills will tell elders’ smart phones to give doctors they’re vital signs keeping them healthy and independent. But privacy advocates say they’re alarmed.
categories HealthScience & Technology

Online Food Delivery App Taps into L.A.’s Koreatown

Ordering delivery from a slew of neighborhood restaurants, all from the convenience of your smartphone or mobile device, has never been easier thanks to apps like Seamless, Eat24 and other brands.
categories FoodNeighborhoodsScience & Technology

Automated Passport Kiosks Expected to Shorten Wait Times for LAX Arrivals

International passengers arriving at the Tom Bradley International Terminal can now expect to see a shorter waiting period at the customs checkpoints at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
categories City AffairsScience & Technology

Garcetti Hires Nemani As L.A.’s Chief Data Officer

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti hired Nemani, 25, to collaborate with city departments to collect and analyze data and oversee operations of L.A.’s new open-data portal.
categories City AffairsScience & Technology

Are Young People Losing the Ability to Read Emotions?

Children's social skills may be declining as they have less time for face-to-face interaction due to their increased use of digital media, according to a UCLA psychology study.
categories Science & TechnologyYouth

Students See Cloud Technology Forming on the Horizon

Creators of the iPhone, Xbox, Google Nexus and other tech all have one thing in common: they have their heads in the cloud.
categories EducationScience & TechnologyYouth

Shift to High-Tech Jobs Leaves Latinos Behind

Job numbers are bouncing back to 2008 levels, but the recovery isn’t being felt evenly by everyone.
categories EconomyEducationRace/Ethnic RelationsScience & Technology

Listening to Gamers, Next Gen Titles and the Future of Gaming

The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) has come and gone, and it was just like that line from "The Fault In Our Stars"—slowly, and then all at once.
categories Arts & CultureScience & Technology

Rising Waters — UC Students Help Coastal Communities Brace for Climate Change

Two dozen UC Irvine students are participating in FloodRISE, an initiative to help ordinary people along the Pacific coast cope with rising waters.
categories EducationGreen NewsScience & Technology
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