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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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Women of NASA officially set to enter LEGO universe

By April Gocha / March 10, 2017

It’s official—the Women of NASA LEGO Ideas concept set that debuted last year has gained enough fan support and passed LEGO board scrutiny to become an official LEGO set.

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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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Buzz at MS&T15 focuses on diversity in materials science and engineering

By April Gocha / October 7, 2015

At presentations and events at MS&T15 in Columbus, Ohio, this week, a similar thread seemed to be running through this year’s conference—diversity.

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Family matters: Parenting, not ability, affects women in math-related careers

By / March 22, 2009

The under-representation of women in science careers in the United States has been reported before, but a new Cornell University report provides more – but not necessarily startling – details about why this under representation occurs. The Cornell researchers’ conclusion explains the situation along fairly commonsensical lines: The choice to have and raise children unfortunately…

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