Beating cancer via video game

submitted by: mdanderson
Steven Gonzalez, a patient at MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital, sees video games as a healing power rather than simply entertainment. When he began leukemia treatment as a young teenager, he felt separated from his peers and the normalcy of life. For Gonzalez, video games provided him a link to the world he knew before. To help other young cancer patients not feel so isolated, he created a cancer-fighting video game. He also joined patient committees at MD Anderson Children's Cancer...

Science Nation - Babies and Learning

submitted by: nsf
Are we pre-wired to know right from wrong or are we blank slates who learn solely by our exposure to the environment? The question isn't new, but by studying the behavior of newborns, psychologist Karen Wynn of Yale University believes she can get us closer to the answer. With support from the National Science Foundation, she is investigating the role an infant's social preferences play in how they learn from other people. Wynn and her team put on puppet shows for infants, with characters...

Vodcast: Corporate Social Media im B2B

submitted by: Fraunhofer IAO

Auch in diesem Jahr war Social Media für Unternehmen das Thema der Stuttgarter E-Business-Tage und 150 Teilnehmer sind am 8. November gekommen, um sich durch Anwendervorträge Anregungen und Ideen speziell für den Einsatz von Social Media in Business-to-Business Geschäftsbeziehungen zu holen.

Zapaday shows future news and events

submitted by: zapadayvideos
You can see the future, if you know where to look: http://www.zapaday.com Zapaday is an open news agenda and global public calendar. It's the world's most comprehensive source of information about the future. This video tells how Zapaday wants to move the focus of the web from the past to the future. And it tells how Zapaday can be useful for journalists, bloggers, political analysts, marketers, event organizers, PR professionals, scientists and travelers.