News and Analysis
MAGIC is a 25-year-old geospatial professional organization representing nine states with the mission to support GIS professionals and present educational opportunities. Susan Norton serves on the MidAmerica GIS Consortium (MAGIC) executive board as secretary and provides an update...Read more
Janine Benyus is the author of Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature and founder of Biomimicry 3.8. She recently spoke at the Geodesign Summit in Redlands, Califorinia where she discussed how nature and biological phenomenon might contribute to the design and...Read more
Geography and Gut Bacteria
People living in cold, northern latitudes have bacteria in their guts that may predispose them to obesity, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Arizona, Tucson. The...Read more
Where's the Cath Lab? Who's got it?
CathMaps+, per Kickstart LLC, is the first HIPAA-compliant mobile application for cardiac patients and those at risk for a cardiac incident. It includes the patient's cardiac history and an interactive map of Cath Labs...Read more
How Accurate are GIS-created Routes to School?
The length of routes and the food options along the way are important research topics for those exploring children's health with respect to obesity. How well do the estimated routes created by GIS match with the path...Read more