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Wanna see the technology of 2050? Check out this futuristic nanotech group sciences

Mar. 23, 2017 9:37 am

Wanna see the technology of 2050? Check out this futuristic nanotech group

The Mid-Atlantc Micro/Nano Alliance is a group of companies, universities and government labs that are working on v v futuristic technologies.
Family-planning app Dot launches first-of-its-kind efficacy study sciences

Feb. 23, 2017 7:47 am

Family-planning app Dot launches first-of-its-kind efficacy study

Can you prevent pregnancy with a mobile app? A Georgetown study funded by USAID aims to find out.
An Arlington public school is leading the country in terms of renewable energy technologies sciences

Dec. 9, 2016 11:49 am

An Arlington public school is leading the country in terms of renewable energy technologies

Discovery Elementary, which opened last year, was chosen as the announcement site for the Department of Energy's new “zero-energy” schools initiative.
How Project Sidewalk is making DC more accessible sciences

Nov. 30, 2016 9:57 am

How Project Sidewalk is making DC more accessible

With your help, researchers can use computer vision and machine learning to flag accessibility issues across the District.
These two DC companies are university startups to watch sciences

Sep. 27, 2016 12:33 pm

These two DC companies are university startups to watch

That's according to the National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer.
This Virginia Bio conference is celebrating women in bioscience sciences

Sep. 23, 2016 12:35 pm

This Virginia Bio conference is celebrating women in bioscience

On Sept. 29, hear from women like Theresa Mayer, Virginia Tech's VP of Research and Innovation and Peggy Agouris, dean of George Mason University's College of Science.
Here’s who won a 2016 National Medal of Science or Technology and Innovation sciences

May 20, 2016 12:45 pm

Here’s who won a 2016 National Medal of Science or Technology and Innovation

The awards ceremony took place on Thursday in the East Room of the White House.
This weekend, join the world’s largest hackathon: NASA Space Apps Challenge sciences

Apr. 22, 2016 10:10 am

This weekend, join the world’s largest hackathon: NASA Space Apps Challenge

The local outpost of a planet-wide hackathon is at TechShop DC-­Arlington. Here's why you should get involved.
Americans like to learn offline, Pew Research Center finds sciences

Mar. 22, 2016 11:19 am

Americans like to learn offline, Pew Research Center finds

The new survey shows a majority of American adults consider themselves lifelong learners. But despite internet options for continued education, they like to do it offline.
This is how you make a better football helmet sciences

Jan. 11, 2016 12:17 pm

This is how you make a better football helmet

The NIST campus in Gaithersburg, Md., is ground zero in the fight against football's concussion epidemic.

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