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Newswise: Professor using VR to aid learning among students with autism

Professor using VR to aid learning among students with autism

Kennesaw State University

Using virtual reality (VR) technology and a custom-built computer program, Kennesaw State University professor Chao Mei is developing an innovative method of therapy for children with autism and attention deficit disorder.

Channels: Autism, Behavioral Science, Education, Engineering, Technology,

Released:
10-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Survey Reveals Georgia Construction Industry Outlook

Survey Reveals Georgia Construction Industry Outlook

Kennesaw State University

The third annual Georgia Construction Outlook Survey indicates that labor shortages and reliability from sub-contractors continues to be a looming concern for 83 percent of the state’s privately-held construction companies.

Channels: Economics, Local - Georgia, In the Workplace, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

Released:
5-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Engineering Team Designs Finger Support to Correct Deformities

Engineering Team Designs Finger Support to Correct Deformities

Kennesaw State University

A Kennesaw State University engineering professor and her team of students have developed a new finger support that could ultimately help those suffering from finger deformities regain motor function.

Channels: Engineering, Technology, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

Released:
15-Jan-2019 4:55 PM EST
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Newswise: Kennesaw State University researcher awarded NIH grant to improve gene-editing technology delivery

Kennesaw State University researcher awarded NIH grant to improve gene-editing technology delivery

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State University researcher Daniel Morris recently received a three-year $403,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to improve the delivery of protein therapeutics and the CRISPR/Cas gene-editing technology to living cells.

Channels: Cell Biology, Genetics, Infectious Diseases, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

Released:
13-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Kennesaw State associate professor of exercise science conducts extensive CrossFit injury study

Kennesaw State associate professor of exercise science conducts extensive CrossFit injury study

Kennesaw State University

The popular fitness program CrossFit is a safe training method for most people but could result in injuries for those who are new to it or don’t participate often, according to a four-year analysis conducted by Kennesaw State University associate professor of exercise science Yuri Feito.

Channels: All Journal News, Exercise and Fitness, Sports, Sports Medicine, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

Released:
1-Dec-2018 6:05 PM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Group Acquires Patent for Retrofit Blind Spot Detection System

Group Acquires Patent for Retrofit Blind Spot Detection System

Kennesaw State University

A team of Kennesaw State University alumni are aiming to make roadways safer after inventing a blind spot detection system that can be retrofitted to older vehicles.

Channels: Automotive, Engineering, Travel and Transportation, Technology, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

Released:
29-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Research on bats funded by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Research on bats funded by National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State microbiologist Chris Cornelison is among a collaborative team of researchers awarded a $365,000 grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to combat white-nose syndrome, a fungal disease causing the rapid decline of tricolored bats in Texas.

Channels: Birds, Wildlife, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

Released:
27-Nov-2018 9:35 AM EST
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Newswise: Engineering team seeks patent for low-cost, 3D-printed lab equipment

Engineering team seeks patent for low-cost, 3D-printed lab equipment

Kennesaw State University

Looking to replace expensive lab equipment used by engineering students, a team of Kennesaw State University researchers have developed a series of take-home educational devices that can be made for as little as $30 using 3D printing technology.

Channels: Engineering, Materials Science, Technology, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

Released:
23-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Students Develop Method to Create Indoor Virtual Maps Using Behavior Data

Students Develop Method to Create Indoor Virtual Maps Using Behavior Data

Kennesaw State University

In a recent study, students sought applications for a self-updating virtual map that could guide users through a space that experiences frequent changes to its layout, such as a museum or grocery store.

Channels: Engineering, Technology, Behavioral Science, Local - Georgia, Local - Atlanta Metro,

Released:
9-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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