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Scientists have developed promising clock-turning treatments for mice. Could pills that mimic the benefits of exercise help humans? In this Future You: the effort to stop the symptoms of growing old.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has received $17.8 million to generate data on self-driving vehicles, an area of research in which the state is already playing a prominent role, according to the state’s U.S. senators. Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican Sen. Rob Portman said the grant, announced this week, will be used to keep… Read More
More and more schools are investing in technologies that scan social media posts, school assignments and even student emails for potential threats. Privacy experts say the trade-offs aren’t worth it.
What’s the link between smartphone use and teens’ mental health? Experts disagree, with some arguing that the threat is overblown.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio has awarded the final round of prizes in its global technology challenge seeking scientific breakthroughs to address the U.S. opioid crisis. Four winners were announced Tuesday, with each receiving $1 million as part of the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge. Winning ideas included “Brave Button,” an in-home device from Vancouver, Canada-based… Read More
In Episode 2 of Future You, Elise Hu explores mind-controlled exoskeletons that could let paralyzed people walk or the able-bodied gain super strength.
The next phase of human evolution seems headed toward merging biological bodies with machines, and in the first video of Future You, Elise Hu gets connected to a network and plays a game her thoughts.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor has announced 47 local court projects are receiving nearly $3 million in technology grants. The grants pay for security improvements and upgrades to case management systems through the Ohio Courts Technology Initiative. This is the fifth year for the grants since O’Connor started the… Read More
Deep brain stimulation offers relief from some neurological problems and is being tested for mood disorders. But the treatment — an implant in the brain — raises ethical questions.
Wondering how to use that new tech gadget you got as a present? Your children or grandchildren showed you how to use your new toy, but they’re gone now and you forgot some essential details. Bring your device to the library for tech help. Friendly people will help you understand what to do, and show… Read More