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An outsider approach leads to a creative solution.
In an arid region, a wealth of water innovation.
A Revolutionary Spirit runs through them all.
To better serve those that served our nation.
Don’t underestimate the power of the expiration date.
To call Caitlin McGurk’s life cartoonish would be music to her ears.
In the Motor City, young minds rethink urban planning.
No seal can hide from the eye in the sky!
A look at how the conference contributes to a healthy, happy world.
Does this post feature squid-based technology? You bet it does!
Photosynthesis is their jam.
The children are our (guarantee that there will be a) future.
This is way better than those terrifying dog robots the military makes.
Big Ten life comes at you fast.
But wait, it gets better: There are also human hearts.
How one man went from polycarbonate to paintings.
To get kids interested in science, tech and math, it helps to get your hands dirty.
Spoiler alert: This story involves an awesome painting of fish.
How one student discovered something his professor’s skepticism.
Penn State is planting the seeds of STEM in young women’s minds.
Wisconsin researchers chart new pathways in the mind.
Helping move air traffic control to the “NextGen”
Boldly going with the Big Ten
Who says your workout buddy has to be real?