Sandy Fitzgerald




Meet the Teen That Created an App to Diagnose Breast Cancer.

Meet the Teen That Created an App to Diagnose Breast Cancer.

A 17-year-old’s science fair project, which uses a computer “brain” to diagnose breast cancer with nearly 100 percent accuracy, has taken the top prize at the Google Science Fair and may eventually lead to a revolutionary diagnostic tool for the deadly disease.
Sandy Fitzgerald in Innovations & Inventions



You Won’t Need Eyes With Shoes Like These. See How.

You Won’t Need Eyes With Shoes Like These. See How.

A new shoe, dubbed “Le Chal,” allows the blind to let their feet lead the way, in yet another way smartphone technology is helping them “see” where to go.
Sandy Fitzgerald in Innovations & Inventions



No Time for New Glasses? Doctors Can Check Your Eyes Over This IPhone. Here’s How.

No Time for New Glasses? Doctors Can Check Your Eyes Over This IPhone. Here’s How.

A new study suggests ophthamologists may be able to examine images sent by smartphone, which could not only help in emergency rooms, but also those who don’t have immediate access to eye specialists.
Sandy Fitzgerald in Health & Safety



See the Air Force Step Up Cyber-Warfare Like You’ve Never Seen Before.

See the Air Force Step Up Cyber-Warfare Like You’ve Never Seen Before.

A secretive project in the Nevada desert is training U.S. Air Force officers in the growing threat of cyber warfare, which is rapidly replacing traditional weaponry in the skies and on the battlefield.
Sandy Fitzgerald in Strategies & Solutions



Are You Sick of Your Smartphone?

Are You Sick of Your Smartphone?

Are there times you wish you could quit your smartphone cold turkey — but just don’t want to look like you’re a Luddite resisting modern technology?
Sandy Fitzgerald in Gadgets & Gear



Is the Internet Fueling Addictions?

Is the Internet Fueling Addictions?

Have you ever gone online, intending just to check your e-mail, only to find you’re still logged on hours later?
Sandy Fitzgerald in Health & Safety



Rise of the Next-Gen Mommy Blogger

Rise of the Next-Gen Mommy Blogger

So-called “mommy bloggers” are emerging as a force to be reckoned with, wielding significant marketing and economic clout and gaining in reputation.
Sandy Fitzgerald in Lifestyle



Smartphones and Porn: Is Technology Creating a Generation of Addicts?

Smartphones and Porn: Is Technology Creating a Generation of Addicts?

Curious teenagers who wanted to look at pornography used to hide a stolen Playboy under a mattress — but they’re now able to satisfy their interests more immediately with mobile technology.
Sandy Fitzgerald in Lifestyle



Tapping Into Other People’s Brains

Tapping Into Other People’s Brains

A new software tool may allow people to tap into other people’s brains, as scientists are working to take advantage of data that otherwise may just be lost.
Sandy Fitzgerald in Off-Beat



Cell Phones Don’t Cause Cancer, U.K. Researchers Say

Cell Phones Don’t Cause Cancer, U.K. Researchers Say

Go ahead and use your cell phone: it won’t cause cancer, says the U.K.’s top health experts, diminshing worries that people endanger their lives by staying connected.
Sandy Fitzgerald in Health & Safety