Category Archives: Technology

06Sep/17

Barcode scanner helps you recycle

BERLIN, GERMANY (SEPTEMBER 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – A barcode scanner that helps sort your recycling has gone on display at the IFA technology fair in Berlin.
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05Sep/17

Scientists develop camera that can see through human body

QUEENS MEDICAL INSTITUTE, EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM (SEPTEMBER 4, 2017) (BBC) – Scientists at the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt University in Scotland have developed a new camera that can see through the human body to help doctors track medical tools inside the body. Continue reading

01Sep/17

Rwanda’s tech entrepreneurs use technology to tackle reproductive health challenges amongst youth

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) develops an innovation accelerator programme that is supporting young entrepreneurs in addressing reproductive health challenges in Rwanda. ‘Tantine’- an app developed by twins Sylvie and Sylvain Uhirwa – both medical students at the University of Rwanda. The app opens up a channel of communication on sexual and reproductive health issues to Burundian refugees living in Mahama Refugee Camp in the south of the country.
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21Aug/17

U.S. solar eclipse enters ‘totality’ over Oregon

DEPOE BAY, OREGON, UNITED STATES (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – After weeks of anticipation, the total eclipse making its way across the United States on Monday (August 21) arrived at the sleepy coastal town of Depoe Bay, Oregon, where onlookers could witness the sight of the moon’s shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona. Continue reading