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  • University of Tennessee students participating in undergrad research grows (Knox News)

    University of Tennessee students participating in undergrad research grows (Knox News)

    Seconds before the launch of their bright orange Rube Goldberg machine, Natalie Bogda and Su Kang had a question.  “Do we only get one try?” the University of Tennessee seniors asked after assembling the multifaceted contraption on the floor of the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.  Despite their trepidation, the machine did its job without a hitch — …Read More
  • GMU students make 3D printed prosthetic arm for violinist (WUSA9)

    GMU students make 3D printed prosthetic arm for violinist (WUSA9)

    A new beginning for a Fairfax County girl who has just received a new prosthetic arm that was designed and 3-D printed by George Mason University college students.  Isabella Nicola, 10, has been raised by her mother, Andrea Cabrera, to never say never.  “My mom’s phrase is, when you say ‘I can’t do it’, it’s ‘I can’t do it yet,'” …Read More
  • The Usefulness of a March for Science (New Yorker)

    The Usefulness of a March for Science (New Yorker)

    Not quite promptly at six o’clock on Saturday morning, two dozen scientists whose fields of study can’t be summarized in a sentence boarded a bus at the Institute for Advanced Study, in Princeton, New Jersey, and headed south, bound for the March for Science, in Washington, D.C. “I hope it doesn’t rain,” Ed Witten, the first and only theoretical physicist …Read More

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