Genetic testing: A life-saver for Black women and breast cancer | Life-lessons

Breast cancer strikes women and men of all ages and races. White women are slightly more likely to get breast cancer—yet, black women are 40% more likely to die from the disease. While researchers aren’t exactly sure why there is such a striking disparity, some say it could be that fewer minorities are aware of … Read more

Yes, your kid can change the world. Here’s how

Aspiring Thunbergs and Yousafzais tend to be drawn to online activism and social media, the destination for many young people curious about causes and eager to express themselves. It can be a great way to spark interest, but it’s not always the best way to effect real change. For that to happen, kids need to … Read more

Do your muscles remember? | Life-lessons

Muscle memory is the act of committing a specific motor task into memory through repetition. Muscles are full of neurons attached to the nervous system that play a role in motor learning. Many believe muscle memory will allow you to regain muscle size and strength rather quickly. However, it is more the result of learned … Read more

Founding member of hip hop’s NWA goes from `Straight Outta Compton’ all the way into a health-care metaverse

Like a line of rappers before him, Arabian Prince, a founding member of the groundbreaking group NWA, is wading into the virtual-reality world — only this time, with a twist. Unlike counterparts like Snoop Dogg and Wu-Tang Clan’s Method Man who are using the metaverse as a gateway to exclusive entertainment and gaming experiences, Arabian … Read more

What is the metaverse and what can it do for older people?

Every so often, a new buzzword seems to come out of nowhere and suddenly feel ubiquitous. Right now, that word is “metaverse,” which means using virtual reality (VR) headsets or augmented reality (AR) eyewear or apps to make the internet more interactive and 3-D. Euromonitor International calls the metaverse movement one of the Top 10 … Read more

Atlassian Puts Easy-to-Use Coding Tools in Hands of Business People

Atlassian Corp. a maker of business-productivity software, is leaning on automation and easy-to-use computer coding tools to give its workers more control over the applications they use in areas like finance, sales and marketing—without going through information-technology departments. “Our bots are seeing excellent career growth,” Archana Rao, Atlassian’s chief information officer, said on Wednesday at … Read more

Virtual Reality Experience Helping Healthcare Workers Suffering From Pandemic Burnout – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiamy) – April is recognized as Stress Awareness Month and we all know the high stress healthcare workers have endured the past two years during the pandemic. Now research shows virtual reality can help in a real way. To try to combat the stress, anxiety, depression and burnout healthcare workers have been facing, researchers … Read more

Northern Innovation Lab, Others Host Walewale Digital Job Fair | Technology

Northern Innovation Lab (NIL) in partnership with Ghana Tech Lab (GTL) has organized its Walewale Digital Job Fair for 100 youth to catalyze job creation through mobile app development and develop technical and business skills for increased employability and entrepreneurship. The attendees at the 3rd edition were drawn from Startups in incubation, Interns of Free … Read more

Northern Innovation Lab, Others Host Walewale Digital Job Fair | Technology

Northern Innovation Lab (NIL) in partnership with Ghana Tech Lab (GTL) has organized its Walewale Digital Job Fair for 100 youth to catalyze job creation through mobile app development and develop technical and business skills for increased employability and entrepreneurship. The attendees at the 3rd edition were drawn from Startups in incubation, Interns of Free … Read more