Using the fossil and fossilized footprints of a 300 million-year-old animal, an interdisciplinary team that includes scientists from EPFL and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin have developed a method for identifying the most likely gaits of extinct animals and designed a robot – OroBOT – that can recreate an extinct animal’s walk. Continue reading The Evolution of WALKING
By Samixchha Raut
Eight years ago, I lived in Goldhap, a refugee camp in Nepal, where more than 7,000 people reside in just over 1200 households, without running water or electricity. Continue reading From Refugee Camp to Medical School
You’re at a Lakers game, sipping on your soda and watching LeBron James run back and forth with Lonzo Ball and Alex Caruso. A player lines up for the free throw—he shoots, he scores! But why? Continue reading Calculating the Perfect Free Throw
MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina — As the summer temperatures heat up, many families will be looking for ways to keep cool. They will also want to entertain, make memories and keep their kids active. One good way to do that is to visit WonderWorks Myrtle Beach, where parents can find four levels of indoor nonstop fun, offering plenty of opportunities for people of all ages.
By Greg Stuart
Are you in the market for a new job? Is 2019 the year that you decide to make a change in your career? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then you need to get an idea of what skills are in demand. Continue reading What Are the Most In-Demand Job Skills?
This summer Alcatraz East Crime Museum continues to roll out new things for visitors. There will be two special displays, both aimed at providing visitors with information about headline-grabbing cases from both history and current events. Continue reading Alcatraz East Crime Museum Announces New Summer Exhibits and Graffiti Contest Winners
With summer break upon us, many parents will be scrambling for ideas of how to keep their families active over the next couple of months. Staying active, both physically and mentally, can help families avoid the dreaded summer brain drain, where kids tend to lose some of what they learned during the school year, and it can help keep the body healthier. Continue reading 10 Ways to Keep the Family Physically and Mentally Active This Summer
Dr. Clarise R. Starr—2018 HENAAC award winner for scientist of the year—is a supervisory biological scientist in the Aeromedical Research Department of the Air Force Research Laboratory, 711th Human Performance Wing, United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Continue reading Get to Know the Scientist of the Year: Dr. Clarise R. Starr
By Michele Nash-Hoff
The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship held a Makerspace Ecosystem Summit titled “Make/Shift” in Irvine on April 24-26th, and I was able to attend the last day. I learned that in 2016,” the California Community College Chancellor’s Office, Workforce and Economic Division funded the $17 million CCC Maker Initiative for three years under the Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework. Continue reading Urban Workshop Sets High Bar for Makerspaces
Milken Institute’s 2018 State Technology and Science Index, a biennial assessment of states’ capabilities and competitiveness in a tech-focused economy, ranked the top ten states to pursue a STEM career. Continue reading Looking for a STEM Job? Head to These States