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Posted byon April 11, 2013 at 4:51 PM EDT
Last week, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced the winners of the Apps for Vehicles Challenge. The competition challenged developers and entrepreneurs to demonstrate how the open data available about most vehicles can be used to improve vehicle safety, fuel efficiency, and comfort. Prizes like the Apps for Vehicles Challenge are now a standard tool for open innovation in every Federal agency’s toolbox.
Posted byon April 4, 2013 at 4:15 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama joined students today to plant the White House Kitchen Garden.
Posted byon March 14, 2013 at 11:30 AM EDT
Screening victims for risk factors at crime scenes, in hospital emergency rooms, and in court and linking those most at risk with immediate crisis intervention services can help prevent the most dangerous cases of domestic violence.
Prevention and Treatment of HIV Infection in Infants Born to Infected Mothers: Need for a Fresh LookPosted byon March 8, 2013 at 3:43 PM EDT
As part of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, as we move forward with our research agenda we must engage in serious discussions on the criteria, risks and ethics involved in all our studies, including the idea of stopping antiretroviral therapy in individuals who may be “cured.
Posted byon February 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM EDT
Haben Girma shares her own personal struggles and triumphs in an effort to pave an easier path for children with disabilities.
Posted byon February 26, 2013 at 7:00 PM EDT
Meet Presidential Innovation Fellow (PIF) Henry Wei. Henry is a self described "geek" and certified medical doctor who is trained in sleep and circadian neuroscience and wields skills in medical informatics. Wei's stint as PIF was based at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he worked on the Blue Button for America project.
Posted byon February 25, 2013 at 7:02 PM EDT
Today, the Administration is launching five pilot Regional Teams to strengthen collaboration, cut red tape, and reduce permitting timelines.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT
Have questions about what the sequester is, and why American families and our national economy face the threat of harmful budget cuts? Check out this explainer for some background.
Posted byon February 13, 2013 at 12:40 AM EDT
State and local officials share their reactions to the President's State of the Union Address.
Posted byon February 4, 2013 at 5:12 PM EDT
The Department of Education released reports for 12 Race to the Top states, showcasing their improvements in helping our education system.