Health

Learn about the roles open source technologies and communities are playing in international health and humanitarian efforts.

Open source licensing practitioners speak on today's issues

The Santa Clara High Tech Law Journal held their annual symposium on open source in the legal field at Santa Clara University. Prominent...Read more

3D printers become viable tools in healthcare

3D printing has received a lot of attention for its applications in the health sector, from helping Bespoke prosthetics change patients' lives to...Read more

Community open sources medical diagrams and animations

The new multimedia library draws on the extensive collection of animations and illustrations developed for didactic and procedural videos created for...Read more

5 open source projects to join in 2015

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Looking for an open source project to join in 2015? Here are 5 projects you should consider.Read more

Healthcare one of the most impacted industries by open source

Healthcare is one of the most urgent socioeconomic issues of our time. This year, Opensource.com saw a variety of news and feature stories about...Read more

5 open source projects making the world better you should know

Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand
One of the strengths of the open source community has been its ability to bring concentrated effort to bear on big problems. Necessity is the mother...Read more

Open hardware sensor BITalino for cool projects

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Smaller than a credit card, BITalino is a low-cost hardware and open source software toolkit, aligned with the DIY (do-it-yourself) movement. It...Read more

Health Hack 2014: the power of open source, open data, and cross-disciplinary collaboration

Health Hack 2014 preparations, presentations, and winning teams.Read more