A Nostalgic Rendezvous with a New York Family from 100 Years Ago

(DGIwire)  Opening the pages of Growing Up in Ridgewood, Queens, 1920 to 1932 by Griselda Holzinger Lobell is like stepping back into the New York of yesteryear. This historic memoir chronicles the intimate life of a middle class second generation family – their values, daily routines, women’s roles, personal triumphs and tragedies. Griselda … [Continue reading...]

Afraid of Incontinence Accidents While Traveling? Read these Tips!

(DGIwire)  Planning a trip this year? Nearly 100 million Americans are scheduling family vacations throughout 2019, according to a survey by AAA. And since half of grandparents have at least one grandchild more than 200 miles away according to AARP, travel has become a necessity for quality time. In fact, a third of grandparents have experienced … [Continue reading...]

Norway’s Electric Vehicles Get a Charging Boost

(DGIwire) – Norway loves its electric vehicles (EVs). According to the Norwegian Road Foundation, about 60 percent of new cars sold in March 2019 in the country were EVs. A recent news item on AutonomousVehicleTech.com reported some good news for all those EV owners: a new joint venture between to build ultra-fast charging units to sharply reduce … [Continue reading...]

A Unique Solution to Assessing 3D Printed Metal Parts

(DGIwire) – Even as metal 3D printing becomes increasingly common, checking the resulting manufactured parts for structural faults is still a big challenge. A recent article on All3DP.com spotlighted a unique approach to overcoming this problem: freezing the printed parts in ice. According to one researcher at the University of Cincinnati, encasing … [Continue reading...]

Two Soulful Books to Soak In This Summer

(DGIwire)  There’s nothing quite like relaxing with a book in the summer. Whether it is by a pool, beach, park, lake, backyard or inside in the air conditioning, summer is a perfect time to soak up not only some rays but also some warm words. For those looking for some inspiration to go along with their SPF, two books have debuted just in time to … [Continue reading...]

Fueling Growth Without Venture Capital Gains Appeal

(DGIwire) – When asked, a significant number of startup founders would probably claim it is nearly impossible to launch and scale a company without the financial backing of outsiders such as venture capitalists. As a recent article in AmericanInno.com reported, VC money can indeed help in a big way, providing cash to hire a good number of employees … [Continue reading...]

Why Slowing Down on the Job Can Accelerate Success

(DGIwire) – Companies may be tempted to push their employees to work faster and harder all the time. But what if slowing down was actually the key to seeing better results? According to a recent blog posted by Atrium, a staffing and contingent workforce solutions firm, companies that encourage their employees to take their time can have incredible … [Continue reading...]

The 3 Hottest Authors for Summer Fun Romance

(DGIwire) – The summer months are sizzling...and romance novels can make them even hotter. Every June through September, there is a wide selection of authors to choose as companions: at the beach, at home, wherever! And anyone searching for the best of romance fiction in 2019 won’t have to look far beyond the three authors featured here, who have … [Continue reading...]

Pressure Injuries: 5 Things to Know

(DGIwire) – As their name indicates, pressure injuries—also known as bedsores or pressure ulcers—are still a major burden in healthcare. Here are some key facts to know about them: Pressure injuries can affect up to three million people per year in the United States, according to a report by the Joint Commission. Nine percent of all patients … [Continue reading...]

Five Things to Know About Pressure Injuries

(DGIwire) – As their name indicates, pressure injuries—also known as bedsores or pressure ulcers—are still a major burden in healthcare. Here are some key facts to know about them: Pressure injuries can affect up to three million people per year in the United States, according to a report by the Joint Commission. Nine percent of all patients … [Continue reading...]

A Potential Perk for Electric Vehicles Wins Top Honor

(DGIwire) – Every year, the IDTechEx Show in Germany presents some of the most exciting emerging technologies around the globe. Recently, as reported by the Associated Press, a company named ZapGo Ltd was selected as the winner of the award for “Electric Vehicles: Most Significant Innovation.” ZapGo was recognized for its grid storage solution for … [Continue reading...]

3D Metal Printing: What Metals Are Best?

(DGIwire) – Metal additive manufacturing (AM)—better known to the general public as 3D metal printing—is steadily increasing in popularity. One of the chief questions facing companies that are considering the use of this manufacturing option involves the ideal choice of metals. In a recent article in Machine Design, Sigma Labs co-founder Mark Cola … [Continue reading...]

3 Things to Know About Melanoma

(DGIwire) – Melanoma is the most dangerous form of skin cancer. It develops when unrepaired DNA damage to skin cells triggers mutations that lead the cells to multiply rapidly and form malignant tumors, according to The Skin Cancer Foundation (SCF). Anyone whose life has been impacted directly by this form of cancer—or who has a family member whose … [Continue reading...]

To Teach the Visually Impaired, Educators Turn to Electronic Games

(DGIwire) -- Advances in gaming apps have ushered in an exciting new era for educators within the visually impaired community. Thanks to the development of a wide range of creative games—some of which mimic classic video, sports, card and game-show entertainment—educators have new resources to impart an array of critical skills to their visually … [Continue reading...]

In Preclinical Life Science, New Solutions Provide a Platform for Discovery

(DGIwire) – Once a year, the Experimental Biology conference brings together some of the most prestigious researchers involved in preclinical life science. Significantly, it convenes members of no less than five different societies: the American Association of Anatomists, the American Physiological Society, the American Society for Biochemistry and … [Continue reading...]

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