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Posted byon November 26, 2013 at 8:37 PM EDT
When they founded their biotechnology company, Micromidas, Ryan Smith was 30, Casey McGrath was 24, and John Bissell was 23—and all were recently graduated students at University of California, Davis (UC Davis). Together, they have developed innovative processes for converting sewage into biodegradable plastics.
Posted byon November 26, 2013 at 11:50 AM EDT
Join Food Network Chef Anne Burrell, former NASA astronaut Ron Garan, and White House Executive Pastry Chef Bill Yosses to “talk turkey” and dive into our dinner plates to explore the science of cooking.
Posted byon November 25, 2013 at 5:50 PM EDT
For the next White House Social event, the White House will host a Youth Summit, offering young people from around the country an opportunity to discuss the Affordable Care Act and other issues with senior White House officials.
Posted byon November 21, 2013 at 10:22 AM EDT
In September, after beating out thousands of contestants from around the globe, Eric Chen, Ann Makosinski, Viney Kumar, and Elif Bilgin were triumphantly presented large, LEGO-made trophies as winners of the 2013 Google Science Fair. I recently asked the four winners about their experience at the Fair, plans for the future, and importance of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 4:08 PM EDT
Join us this Friday November 22, at 2:00 pm EST for a “We the Geeks” Google+ Hangout, called “Student Startups” – where leading student entrepreneurs and business moguls will talk about how anyone can cultivate a culture of entrepreneurship in his or her community.
Posted byon November 20, 2013 at 10:00 AM EDT
William Towery is a retired United States Army Chief Warrant Officer Three who received Fiber Optics Installer/Technician certifications and other certifications through the Warriors 4 Wireless pilot program. These certifications provided him with the necessary licenses for a new position at Dynis Tower Solutions, where he started as Wireless Communication Tower Technician in March, 2013.
Posted byon November 18, 2013 at 12:36 PM EDT
At a time when the cost of attending college continues to rise, too many African-American students are afraid to pursue higher education because they think it is too expensive and will burden their families with debt. But schools like P-TECH allow students to get a head start on their postsecondary education by allowing them to take college-level math and science courses.
Posted byon November 15, 2013 at 6:50 PM EDT
Watch the latest We The Geeks, “Don’t Be Bored, Make Something,” to learn more about the coalition of citizens coming together to give U.S. students, entrepreneurs, and workers the ability to make almost anything.
Posted byon November 12, 2013 at 2:53 PM EDT
A team of top municipal-government technology officials from across the nation led by the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy have landed in Detroit to begin two days of work as a partner to support Detroit’s vision for economic revitalization.
Posted byon October 31, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT
After nine months of study and review, the Federal Aviation Administration outlined plans to relax some longstanding rules about when airline passengers can use portable electronic devices like tablets, eReaders, and smartphones during various phases of flight – as long as they stay in "airplane mode."