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The Conversation

We Used Smartphones to Screen Children for Vision and Hearing Loss

October 19, 2019

Healthy hearing and vision in early childhood are the foundation for success at school. Hearing and vision difficulties are...

Rob Goodier

Five Questions with Dr. Donna Brezinski, Delivering Portable Jaundice Treatment in the USA and the World

October 17, 2019

Few devices make the leap from serving people in emerging economies to store shelves in the global West. And...

Guest Author

Creating Cold: The Chilling Challenge of Off-Grid Refrigeration for Developing Countries

October 16, 2019

Larry Bentley and F. Andrew Dowdy are trying to solve the problem of refrigeration for off-grid communities in developing...

Iwona Bisaga

The Value of Off-Grid Solar Energy in Refugee Camps

October 15, 2019

Kenya is a critical hub for refugees who migrate mainly from the Horn of Africa and South Sudan. Kakuma,...

Guest Author

Mobile Mesh Devices Keep a School Running in Venezuela

October 10, 2019

In the midst of economic and political crisis, Venezuela is a tough place to keep a school running. Electricity...

Rob Goodier

The Fellows Reveal a Promising Future for Technology for Good

October 9, 2019

Engineering for Change’s Research Fellows deepen our relevance and hold promise for the future of global development engineering. They...

Guest Author

Kenya Introduces the World’s First LPG Smart Metering Standard

October 8, 2019

The Kenyan Bureau of Standards launched a new standard for LPG (liquid petroleum gas, or propane) metering that represents...

Mechanical Engineering Magazine

3D Printing Food to End World Hunger

Printable food is finding a niche in high-end experimental cuisine as the technology develops, but 3D printers may someday...

The Conversation

New Technologies Can Be a Force for Good in Africa if They’re Developed from the Ground

October 3, 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa is at a point where new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) could present both opportunities and...

Charlie Sellers

Design Your Product for Manufacturability and High Quality

September 26, 2019

The transition from prototyping into production is a huge step for any hardware startup in any country. Given that...


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