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Business and materials news

By April Gocha / May 3, 2018

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage, cheap 3D printer can produce self-folding materials, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre produces bulletproof jackets, and more business and materials news.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 13, 2017

‘Rubber material’ discovered that could lead to scratch-proof paint for car, defects in next-generation solar cells can be healed with light, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 13, 2017.

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Laura Tenorio, Indigo Acosta, Ariana Baca

High school student takes first place and best in show for materials science project at regional science fair

By Faye Oney / March 31, 2017

High school student Indigo Acosta’s experiment with graphene exfoliation earned him first place and best in show in the senior division of materials science at the Northeastern New Mexico Regional Science Fair.

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Dr. Skateboard inspires science learning by connecting with students through action sports

By April Gocha / March 28, 2017

Bill Roberston, better known as Dr. Skateboard, catalyzes STEM learning through a unique pairing of his passions—skateboarding and teaching.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / September 21, 2016

New machine mills in nanometer precision, advancing lithium-air batteries, and other materials stories that may be of interest for September 21, 2016.

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LEGO ladies: Mini-sized set creates large-scale impact by celebrating women of NASA

By April Gocha / August 11, 2016

Your favorite plastic minibricks may be embarking on an out-of-this-world journey with a new concept set that celebrates that accomplishments of women in space.

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Building future STEM leaders, one brick at a time

By Stephanie Liverani / July 5, 2016

The Pittsburgh Section of The American Ceramic Society was one of several engineering organizations that sponsored the Annual National Engineers Week Future City Competition, where students are charged with envisioning a future city through digital and desktop modeling.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / March 9, 2016

Making larger sheets of 2-D materials, secret to 3-D graphene revealed, and other materials stories that may be of interest for March 9, 2016.

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Bring the magic of STEM education to your community on ‘Girl Day,’ February 25

By Stephanie Liverani / February 9, 2016

To inspire and encourage girls’ interest in STEM education, DiscoverE Engineering is sponsoring “Girl Day” on February 25 to encourage STEM pros to organize initiatives and activities for girls in their communities.

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These girls are on fire—Inspiring next generation of women in STEM starts in the classroom

By Stephanie Liverani / November 3, 2015

There’s still a gender gap when it comes to women versus men in STEM-related career fields, but these super girls are helping to close it.

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