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Could a nail art printer be girls' gateway to the tech world?
Nov. 10, 2015
A new device called the Nailbot, from the female-run company Preemadonna, uses a smartphone to print art onto fingernails. Its inventors say the beauty tool could help draw more girls to tech.
More colleges adding drone programs
Nov. 9, 2015
The murky and evolving regulations for flying drones present hurdles to giving students hands-on piloting experience.
Clock-making teen attends White House's Astronomy Night
Oct. 20, 2015
After Ahmed Mohamed was arrested, he received thousands of messages of support – including one from President Obama, who tweeted, "Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House?"
Lewis University gets $1.4M grant to train STEM teachers
Sep. 24, 2015
ROMEOVILLE, Ill. — The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.4 million to Lewis University for a program designed to help recruit and prepare future math and science teachers.
Is 'hashtagging' your social justice action for the day enough?
Sep. 18, 2015
Everyone from Obama to Zuckerberg has reached out in support of the 14-year-old Muslim boy detained after bringing a homemade clock to his school. But was it enough?
Pi Day makes math delicious
Mar. 13, 2015
Pi Day is celebrated by math geeks around the world on the 14th of March.This year is especially exciting because it’s pi to the fourth decimal point: 3.1415.
The man behind Common Core math
Dec. 29, 2014
He knew the transition would be tough, but never imagined conflicts over bad homework would fuel political battles.
Museum helps build better science teachers
Mar. 27, 2014
Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry has trained 800 teachers, and commits to training 1,000 more.
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