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Science.gov Mobile: Top Ten in Federal Apps!

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Science.gov Mobile: Top Ten in Federal Apps!

   Hard work and innovation pay off!  Government Computer News (GCN) and Information Week have published their Top Ten Federal mobile apps lists, and Science.gov was the only interagency mobile application named to both!  Since last year, over 100 federal agencies have established mobile apps in response to a recent White House initiative requiring them to make their services available for mobile use.  GCN evaluated the apps on their usefulness,...

Related Topics: alerts, apps, mobile, Science.gov

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Search Technology Developed by DOE Wins NIH Challenge

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Search Technology Developed by DOE Wins NIH Challenge

WebLib, a start-up company which won a Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant, managed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), has just won a celebrated Challenge.gov contest using technology developed for DOE.

To start from the beginning, a DOE Small Business Innovation Research project funded a Phase II application for WebLib to develop a novel search technology called semantic search.  Semantic search uses semantic knowledge of...

Related Topics: apps, DOE Green Energy, NLMplus, SBIR/STTR, WebLib

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“Mobilizing” Science

by Dr. Walt Warnick 05 Aug, 2011 in Technology

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“Mobilizing” Science

At the youngest ages, children are intrigued by Mentos in a Diet Coke. Figuring out what nature is trying to tell us, which is otherwise known as doing science, can be exciting. But, too often, young people become disabused of...

Related Topics: apps, mobile, WorldWideScience.org (WWS)

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