You’ve probably heard of STEM curriculum: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. But have you heard of STEAM2? The Lakota School District has taken STEM one step further to prepare students for projected job openings by adding Applied Arts and Medical. Ann Thompson reports about this enhanced approach in Focus on Technology.
Ann Thompson’s Focus on Technology reports researchers are developing tissue chips that accurately model human organs, such as the lungs, liver and heart. As a result, scientists at Cincinnati Children’s and others may be able to test new drugs faster, safer, and more cost effectively than present methods.
The silence of a brain tsunami is chilling. This short circuiting inside the brain can cause extensive damage. Now, scientists are on a path of figuring out how to stop it, as Ann Thompson reports in Focus on Technology.
An increasing number of studies show so-called cybercyling helps keep the mind sharp. Ann Thompson, in this week’s Focus on Technology, goes to a Fort Thomas assisted living facility to see if the seniors there are embracing it.