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  • Area Students Battle It Out In Annual STEM Wars (Jamestown Post-Journal)

    Area Students Battle It Out In Annual STEM Wars (Jamestown Post-Journal)

    More than 900 students flooded the JCC Physical Education Complex on Wednesday for a little bit of science –and a little bit of fun. The fifth annual STEM Wars, an educational and technology-based competition for middle and high school students that focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, again had students showcasing brains over brawn. From catapults and robotic cars …Read More
  • Tapping Century Old Spartan Barley [VIDEO] (Michigan State University)

    Tapping Century Old Spartan Barley [VIDEO] (Michigan State University)

    MSU’s agricultural roots are infusing Michigan’s robust beer industry with the revival of Spartan barley. The variety, boasting superior qualities and well suited to Michigan’s climate, was developed 100 years ago at MSU and made its way into fields across the country. Recently, an MSU AgBioResearch agronomist and his team revived the barley from heirloom seed and partnered with New …Read More
  • Group that found VW cheating says costs of fuel efficiency have been overstated (ars technica)

    Group that found VW cheating says costs of fuel efficiency have been overstated (ars technica)

    It won’t cost automakers nearly as much as they said it would to fit new cars with carbon-saving technology over the next decade, a nonprofit transportation research group says. An economic analysis performed by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) found that, given recent improvements in auto technology, the EPA’s rigorous study to determine 2025 fuel efficiency standards may …Read More

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