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With 3-D Printing, Affordable Prosthetics Are In Reach

Dan Carsen of WBHM reports how 3-D printers are changing manufacturing. They're cheap, and their results can be impressive. In Alabama, a team is working to create affordable prosthetics for kids.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>Next, we're going to meet a little girl in Huntsville, Alabama. She was …

Smart Sparrow raises $10M to make studying online feel less lonely

Despite the potential for online courses to democratize higher education, the sector has experienced setbacks lately. A major cause for these disappointing results, some claim, is the extremely common feeling of disconnectedness among students.<p>This lack of engagement is a problem that Smart Sparrow …

Study: Men And Women Twice As Likely To Hire A Man For A Math-Based Job

A new study reveals why women have a hard time cracking the glass ceiling in the technology industry: both men and women are twice as likely to hire a man for a math-based job.<p>A team of researchers from Columbia, Northwestern, and the University of Chicago set up an experiment to see how men and …

Microsoft launches low-cost Office 365 Personal subscription service

Microsoft originally launched its subscription version of Office back in September 2012, but the company is announcing a new cheaper option for individuals today. Office 365 Personal is a $6.99-per-month (or $69.99 a year) subscription service that provides access to the Office 2013 applications …