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Google innovation bids to build a better battery
April 26, 2015

Steve Levine, author of “The Powerhouse,” discusses Google’s entry into battery technology as it seeks to extend the power and lifespan of existing batteries. He speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

The outlook for disruption / Innovation Forum
April 21, 2015

What is the next industry poised for disruption? What technologies are poised to have the greatest impact on the way businesses innovate their products and services?

Women preferred 2:1 over men for STEM faculty positions
April 19, 2015

Wendy M. Williams and Stephen J. Ceci, professors at Cornell University, discuss their national study of STEM faculty hiring preferences which revealed a 2:1 preference for hiring women over identically-qualified men.

Apple Watch Review : Bliss, but Only After a Steep Learning Curve
April 17, 2015

The Apple Watch is designed for people who are inundated with notifications coming in through their phones, and for those who care to think about, and want to try to manage, the way the digital world intrudes on their lives.

Presenting 2015 National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees
April 15, 2015

14 individuals with various backgrounds and talents are being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for their contribution to science, technology, medicine and/or the nation’s welfare.

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The outlook for disruption / Innovation Forum
April 21, 2015

What is the next industry poised for disruption? What technologies are poised to have the greatest impact on the way businesses innovate their products and services?

Presenting 2015 National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees
April 15, 2015

14 individuals with various backgrounds and talents are being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for their contribution to science, technology, medicine and/or the nation’s welfare.

The Harmful Impact of Patent Trolls on American Businesses
March 31, 2015

Small business owners lamenting patent trolls and calling on Congress to support the chairman's Innovation Act, which aims to rein in abuse of the patent litigation system.

Google innovation bids to build a better battery
April 26, 2015

Steve Levine, author of “The Powerhouse,” discusses Google’s entry into battery technology as it seeks to extend the power and lifespan of existing batteries. He speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Battery Life - What's Up with the Lagging Innovation?
March 8, 2015

Why is it that smartphone battery innovation lags so far behind other aspects of mobile technology?

Solar Energy
February 24, 2015

The largest solar plant in the world is going online soon in California. Its construction marks the beginning of an explosion of growth in the U.S Solar industry.

Women preferred 2:1 over men for STEM faculty positions
April 19, 2015

Wendy M. Williams and Stephen J. Ceci, professors at Cornell University, discuss their national study of STEM faculty hiring preferences which revealed a 2:1 preference for hiring women over identically-qualified men.

Women Redefining Leadership
September 26, 2014

A short documentary exploring the experiences of women in leadership positions, particularly in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.

The President Signs the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
July 24, 2014

President Obama and Vice President Biden deliver remarks before the signing of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, July 22, 2014.

Apple Watch Review : Bliss, but Only After a Steep Learning Curve
April 17, 2015

The Apple Watch is designed for people who are inundated with notifications coming in through their phones, and for those who care to think about, and want to try to manage, the way the digital world intrudes on their lives.

Wearable sensors to monitor triggers for asthma, and more
April 12, 2015

ASSIST Director Veena Misra and her multidisciplinary team are using nanotechnology to develop small, wearable sensors that monitor a person's immediate environment, as well as the wearer's vital signs.

Using Technology to Close Equity Gaps
April 9, 2015

Richard Culatta discusses 5 ways that technology can be used to close persistent equity gaps so that all students can have access to high-quality education regardless of who they are or where they live.

Why Aren’t Schools Teaching More Computer Science?
April 8, 2015

Code.org Co-Founder Ali Partovi discusses his company's aim of bringing computer science into classrooms and having the backing of President Obama and Bill Gates.

NASA Women’s History Month Profile – Valerie Wiesner (Glenn Research Center)
April 2, 2015

Dr. Valerie Wiesner is a materials research engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. She is responsible for evaluating high-temperature interactions between Calcium-Magnesium Aluminosilicate and Environmental Barrier Coating materials for aircraft turbine engine development.

President Obama Tours the 2015 White House Science Fair Exhibits
March 25, 2015

On March 23, 2015, President Obama talked with each of the young scientists and engineers about their innovative projects at the fifth-annual White House Science Fair.

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