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Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology Moves from the Clean Room to the Classroom

For years, scientists have been creating and tweaking extremely tiny materials atom by atom in special clean rooms scrubbed of debris. Students needed a...
STEM

Can early experiences with computers, robots increase STEM interest among young...

Girls start believing they aren’t good at math, science and even computers at a young age — but providing fun STEM activities at school and home may spark interest and inspire confidence.
2D ceramics

Two-dimensional MXene Materials Get Their Close-up

Researchers have long sought electrically conductive materials for economical energy-storage devices. Two-dimensional (2D) ceramics called MXenes are contenders. Unlike most 2D ceramics, MXenes have...
stem

Parents May Hold the Key to Teens’ Embrace of Stem Education

Researchers from the University of Virginia have found a promising way to pique adolescents’ interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics:...
crystals

Controlling the Properties of Matter in Two-dimensional Crystals

By creating atomic chains in a two-dimensional crystal, researchers at Penn State believe they have found a way to control the direction of materials...
vaccines

RIT Awarded Grant to Study a Globally Coordinated Vaccine Market Rubén...

Rochester Institute of Technology received a three-year, $374,949 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for faculty-researcher Rubén Proaño to study and help...
Electron beam

Electron Beam Microscope Directly Writes Nanoscale Features in Liquid with Metal...

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory are the first to harness a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) to directly write...
STEM

10 Ways UC Davis Is Great in STEM

This week, we present in sound and video some of the people and projects that make UC Davis a great place for science, technology,...
stem

Parity still far-off goal for women academics in STEM fields

Molecular biologist Carol Greider got a call at 5 a.m. one day in 2009 saying she had won the Nobel Prize in medicine. She...
3MT

Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

Imagine being asked to condense years of complicated research into a three-minute pitch with a single slide as a visual aid. That’s the premise...
‘inquiry lab’

‘Inquiry labs’ aim to inspire Europe’s next generation of scientists

The EU-funded TEMI project aims to transform science and mathematics education across Europe by giving teachers new skills to engage with their students, exciting...