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Newswise: 'Sex Tech' Study Finds Technology Facilitates Sexual and Emotional Interactions

'Sex Tech' Study Finds Technology Facilitates Sexual and Emotional Interactions

Indiana University

Advances in technology have allowed us to interact with others across the globe, and a new study of adults who engage with "sex tech"—innovative technologies used to enhance sexuality—announced by the Kinsey Institute at Indiana University reveals that technology increasingly connects people at their most intimate moments.

Channels: Apps, Internet Trends, Psychology and Psychiatry, Sex and Relationships, Technology, Staff Picks,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Mechanical engineering professor receives grant to explore soft smart materials

Mechanical engineering professor receives grant to explore soft smart materials

Penn State College of Engineering

Zoubeida Ounaies, professor and associate head for administration in the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct fundamental research into a new class of soft responsive materials, in collaboration with the University of Illinois.

Channels: Engineering, Materials Science,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 8:50 AM EST
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Newswise: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore Lab Foundation, ClimateWorks to unveil report on California’s road to carbon neutrality

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore Lab Foundation, ClimateWorks to unveil report on California’s road to carbon neutrality

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

LLNL will host a briefing to unveil the new report “Getting to Neutral: Options for Negative Carbon Emissions in California,” which identifies a robust suite of technologies to help California clear the last hurdle and become carbon neutral by 2045.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Health, Environmental Science, Local - California,

Released:
23-Jan-2020 6:05 AM EST
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Newswise: CAREER award to help researcher understand, optimize walking for stroke patients

CAREER award to help researcher understand, optimize walking for stroke patients

Penn State College of Engineering

To design better assistive exoskeletons, a wearable device that helps those with disabilities walk, researchers need to further understand the complexities of walking. The National Science Foundation recently awarded Anne Martin, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Penn State, a $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant to study how both healthy and post-stroke individuals walk.

Channels: Engineering, Neuro, Physics,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 4:35 PM EST
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Newswise: Experts Join Rensselaer-IBM Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration

Experts Join Rensselaer-IBM Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Four experts in diverse aspects of artificial intelligence have joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as part of the Artificial Intelligence Research Collaboration (AIRC), a recently formed joint initiative of Rensselaer and IBM Research.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Education, Technology,

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22-Jan-2020 4:15 PM EST
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