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Making the Old New Again | By Kim Bellard, January 22, 2015

I always love it when someone looks at something familiar in a completely new way.  I only wish health care had more examples of that. The example of this kind of totally fresh thinking that caught my eye concerns traffic lights.  If researchers from Carnegie Mellon University, led by Professor Ozan Tonguz, have their way, those familiar yellow boxes with the lights could become unnecessary...click to continue

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