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David did his undergraduate work in chemistry at Point Loma Nazarene University and graduate research at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign focusing on organic chemistry, self assembly, and nanotechnology. He also taught chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Colorado before transitioning into instructional design and digital publishing. Over a stretch of seven years as a contractor, he contributed to numerous K-12 and undergraduate-level textbooks and digital media assets across a variety of scientific disciplines. During this time, he also served as a medical copyeditor for the cancer education group, Research To Practice, and authored Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual (Elsevier, 2011).

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Know What Chemical Elements Are Inside Your Smartphone? A Good Chunk of the Periodic Table

Ever wonder what that mini monolithic-shaped computer you carry around in your pocket is made of? Gallium? Check. Arsenic? Check. Lead and tin? Check and check. Good... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/16/14

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Predicting and Preventing the Spread of Infectious Disease with Google Earth

In the film Minority Report, PreCrime police combine psychic premonitions with search and surveillance technology to prevent murders before they occur, resulting... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/14/14

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This Week’s Best Stories from Around the Web

While much of the media this week was obsessing over the latest gadget rollout from Apple, a handful of great stories made their way through the noise and showcase... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/12/14

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When Do We Get Catbots? We Have the Technology

We can all use an animal companion from time to time—a comforting presence that’s relatively low maintenance, warm, and furry. Pets offers no-drama company that’s... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/9/14

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What We’re Reading Across the Web This Week

It's September and that means we're on the cusp of seasonal change. So as you take time to reflect on the changes happening in the physical world, here's a list of... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/5/14

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Google Glass App Uses Facial Recognition to Read People’s Emotions

It's no secret that in the digital age, social relationships are changing. The rise of social media has forced us to rely on the ability to read between the lines... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/2/14

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Bacteria from New Residents Populate Homes Within One Day, According to Study

Worried about leaving a digital footprint behind? Your bacterial footprint could be much worse and even incriminating. Recently, researchers traced the microbes that... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/1/14

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This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web

What's the most gripping, mind-bending story you've read this week? The Hub team has put together the week's most intriguing stories from around the web. Did we miss... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/29/14

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Singularity University’s GSP Class of 2014 Blasts Off to the Future

Last week, Singularity University hosted the Closing Ceremony of its 2014 Graduate Studies Program, the pinnacle of an annual program that brought 80 entrepreneurs and... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/28/14

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What We’re Reading This Week

It's Friday and that means it's time to share stories and tech that we've been reading, thinking about, and passing round within the Singularity Hub team this... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/22/14

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This Week’s Awesome Stories from Around the Web

Since last week's reading list was well received, we're serving up another round of the most intriguing articles in science and technology this week. And if you see one... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/16/14

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Short Film “The Trail’s End” Entices with Bonnie-and-Clyde Android Couple

For nearly a century, filmmakers have explored the convergence of humans and machines in the form of androids. Whether as soulless servants or heartless killbots ,... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/9/14

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