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November 8, 2013
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A young Picasso or Beethoven could be the next Edison

Good news for parents: Those piano lessons or random toy parts littering your floors may one day lead to the next scientific breakthrough. That’s according to new Michigan State University research linking childhood participation in arts and crafts activities to patents … Continue reading

October 21, 2013
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Women, STEM and stereotypes

UD researcher gets to the root of why women leave STEM fields Call it a self-fulfilling prophecy. Women who are the most invested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields (STEM) are also the ones who are most likely to … Continue reading

September 30, 2013
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Made in IBM Labs: Scientists Turn Data into Disease Detective to Predict Dengue Fever and Malaria Outbreaks

IBM teams up with Johns Hopkins University and UC San Francisco to help public health officials model, predict and track the possible spread of infectious diseases SAN JOSE, Calif., – 30 Sep 2013: Scientists from IBM are collaborating with Johns … Continue reading

August 20, 2013
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Do academic rankings create inequality?

A study led by a Michigan State University scholar questions whether higher education ranking systems are creating competition simply for the sake of competition at a time when universities are struggling financially. Global rankings that emphasize science and technology research … Continue reading

August 13, 2013
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‘Small World Initiative’: Engaging young students in critical research

Twenty-four faculty members from colleges and universities from around the country left the Yale campus on Aug. 1 with a new mission: to inspire their freshman and sophomore students to pursue scientific research, specifically by discovering new antibiotics from soil … Continue reading

July 19, 2013
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Outsmarting hackers

US Cyber Challenge puts UD student on fast track to outwitting hackers “Cryptography enables you to send secret code and hide information within a network to keep it secure,” Billy Bednar, a University of Delaware senior, told U.S. Sen. Tom … Continue reading

July 18, 2013
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Microsoft and LEGO Education demonstrate development possibilities on Windows 8.1 with SentryBot

Through a shared commitment to STEM education, Microsoft and LEGO Education team up to create hands-on opportunities for the next generation to be inspired by and engage with technology in new ways. SAN FRANCISCO — Ever wonder what it takes … Continue reading

February 2, 2013
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Motion Control Keeps Electric Car’s Four Wheels—and Four Motors—on the Road

COLUMBUS, Ohio — It weighs half as much as a sports car, and turns on a dime—so its no surprise that the electric car being developed at Ohio State University needs an exceptional traction and motion control system to keep … Continue reading