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iOS device owners enjoy an embarrassment of riches when it comes to astronomy apps, and this universal app from USM adds another high-quality offering to the App Store.
The professional calculator emulator can help science and math nerds get their variable on with an iPad or their Mac computer.
Patients may soon be able to cut health care costs by running blood tests off their iPhones and Droids and having the results automatically forwarded to their doctors, according to new discoveries by researchers at the University of Rhode Island.
Will the iPad herald a revolution in the classroom, displacing musty textbooks once and for all? Enterprising educators experimenting with Apple’s new tablet aim to find out.
Move over games and make room for medicine. A growing number of developers are tapping into a treasure trove of U.S. government healthcare data and coming up with innovative iPhone apps that help consumers make better medical decisions.
Wireless devices will allow doctors to provide their patients with more medical information, said a speaker at a mobile health conference.
Computerworld's Ryan Faas looks at the looming battle in the health care sector between the iPad and Cisco's newly announced Cius tablet.
Both apps from Vito Technology make excellent use of the iPad's screen real estate to help you explore the night sky and beyond.
This app, containing a wealth of information about space exploration, should be on the iPhone or iPod touch of anyone who wants to learn more about the universe. It has its quirks, but those are easily outweighed by the depth of information it puts at your fingertips.
Two University of Arkansas students Wi-Fi-controlled optically triggered coil gun that incorporates an iPhone.
Whether you’re a chemistry whiz or you can’t tell antimony from argon, The Elements is worth every penny.
The business case for an iPad is clear in healthcare, a multi-billion dollar industry and one of the world's largest consumers of information technology. And a hospital in Visalia, Calif., is about to put Apple's devices into the hands of its staff.
If you're interested in learning more about objects in space -- and the Earth's relation to them -- this is a great app to download. It's also intuitive enough for kids to easily navigate.
Leopard and Snow Leopard's Spaces feature lets you configure multiple virtual workspaces; today's Hint shows you one way of configuring a different Desktop image for each workspace.
If you're a fan of classic financial and scientific calculators, check out the offerings from RLM Software. The developer takes HP's classic line of calculators and optimizes them for the iPhone and iPod touch.