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In ‘Find Your Path,’ Leading Scientists Offer Career and Life Lessons

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

In “Find Your Path: Lessons from 36 Leading Scientists and Engineers,” author and Hertz Fellow Daniel Goodman presents personal accounts of the challenges, struggles, successes, U-turns, and satisfactions encountered by leaders in industry, academia, and government.

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14-Nov-2019 12:20 PM EST

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New Technique Aims to Improve Imaging of Cells

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

In research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a team from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute developed and demonstrated a new technique for fluorescence lifetime imaging of tissue and cells in a fast and comprehensive manner — laying the groundwork for use in a clinical setting.

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13-Nov-2019 9:05 AM EST
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Study finds brains of girls and boys are similar, producing equal math ability

Carnegie Mellon University

In 1992, Teen Talk Barbie was released with the controversial voice fragment, "Math class is hard." While the toy's release met with public backlash, this underlying assumption persists

Channels: All Journal News, Cognition and Learning, Mathematics, Neuro,

Released:
8-Nov-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Researchers model avalanches in two dimensions

Cornell University

There’s a structural avalanche waiting inside that box of Rice Krispies on the supermarket shelf. Cornell researchers are now closer to understanding how those structures behave – and in some cases, behave unusually.

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7-Nov-2019 7:00 AM EST
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Newswise: Protein Data Bank at Rutgers Awarded $34.5 Million Grant

Protein Data Bank at Rutgers Awarded $34.5 Million Grant

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

The RCSB Protein Data Bank headquartered at Rutgers University–New Brunswick has been awarded $34.5 million in grants over five years from three U.S. government agencies. The funding – an approximately 5 percent increase over the previous five-year period – covers ongoing operations and will expand the reach of the world’s only open-access, digital data resource for the 3D biomolecular structures of life.

Channels: Biotech, Energy, Green Tech, Materials Science, Mathematics, Pharmaceuticals, Supercomputing,

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4-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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Newswise: How to Move Against the Current? One Answer is “Tilt”-illating, New Research Shows

How to Move Against the Current? One Answer is “Tilt”-illating, New Research Shows

New York University

Going upstream, and against a current, involves a front-first downward tilt and then moving along a surface, shows new research by a team of scientists, which created “nano-motors” to uncover this effective means of locomotion under such conditions.

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28-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Warwick Computer Scientist secures Turing AI Fellowship

University of Warwick

Dr Maria Liakata, Associate Professor in Natural Language Processing at the University of Warwick’s Department of Computer Science, has received a Turing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fellowship.

Channels: Artificial Intelligence, Engineering, Mathematics, Technology,

Released:
24-Oct-2019 9:00 AM EDT
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Newswise: National Hispanic science and engineering organization honors two Sandia researchers

National Hispanic science and engineering organization honors two Sandia researchers

Sandia National Laboratories

Materials scientist Nic Argibay and health and safety senior manager Rafael Gonzalez were honored for leadership and achievement in science, technology, engineering and math.

Channels: STEM Education, All Journal News, Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Technology,

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22-Oct-2019 2:45 PM EDT
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