Tag Archives: Health and Medicine

For my generation, polio, measles, and smallpox are diseases we learned about in history books or heard stories about from older generations. My mom, for example, remembers being quarantined in her room when she had measles at five, lining up at the local firehouse for her polio vaccine, which at

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Late last year, I had the privilege of working with the World LP Gas Association (WLPGA) and its member companies on something truly inspiring: Cooking For Life. Cooking For Life is a global campaign to reduce death and illness caused by traditional, harmful cooking fuels used by millions of people

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Several of my past blog posts (e.g., Watch Materials Science Push the Boundaries of Possibility in Sochi and Beyond) have focused on a variation of a single theme: materials science can significantly improve our lives. 3-D printing, which I have discussed in a previous post, is one area that is

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Some of the world’s biggest problems are currently being addressed by engineering at the smallest level. Nanoengineering, the practice of using the smallest possible material conformations and related technology, has had major impacts on a number of developments, including new approaches for energy conversion and storage, advanced materials and performance,

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Nexight Group’s Jack Eisenhauer and Ross Brindle led a two-day facilitation training course for eight employees of PATH (formerly the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health), an international non-profit organization dedicated to providing solutions that improve global health and well-being. Half of the participants were also members of the Global Health

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