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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — First came the amazing pictures, then the video. Now NASA is sharing sounds of its little helicopter humming through the thin Martian air. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released this first-ever audio Friday, just before Ingenuity made its fifth test flight, a short one-way trip to a new airfield. …

7 May 2021, New York/Rome – FAO Chief Scientist Ismahane Elouafi this week presented the UN Food Systems Summit 2021 Science Days (July 8-9) at a high-level United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) event, and stressed the central role of science, technology and innovation for the transformation of agri-food systems. “Harnessing science, technology and …

In a year that has re-imagined education at all levels, students in Oakland University’s Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department’s Systems of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles course (ISE 4900/ISE 5900/SYS 5900) are continuing to learn about CV and AV technologies while connected online from literally around the globe. “My courses are normally in-person classes on …

With a box of Krispy Kreme donuts in hand, First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam stopped by the Susie G. Gibson Science and Technology Center in Bedford on Wednesday for a groundbreaking ceremony and to show support for National Teacher Appreciation Week.  More than 50 years ago, the Bedford County School Board voted to change …

CLOSE When Evan Darzi graduated from Arizona State University with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, the scientific job market in Phoenix was, in his estimation, bleak. Darzi went back to ASU for his master’s degree and he eventually left Arizona in search of better opportunities. Now, Darzi’s company is one of many planning to move into a new science and technology …

Health informatics is among the fastest-growing undergraduate degrees in the U.S. The George Mason University College of Health and Human Services is proud to announce the launch of the first stand-alone Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics degree in Virginia. The degree integrates health sciences, information technology, computer science, data science, and behavioral science. This …

NEW DELHI (AP) — COVID-19 infections and deaths are mounting with alarming speed in India with no end in sight to the crisis and a top expert warning that the coming weeks in the country of nearly 1.4 billion people will be “horrible.” India’s official count of coronavirus cases surpassed 20 million Tuesday, nearly doubling …

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bringing out the billionaires, the CEOs and the union executives Friday to help sell President Joe Biden’s climate-friendly transformation of the U.S. economy at a virtual summit of world leaders. The closing day of the two-day summit on climate change is to feature Bill Gates and Mike Bloomberg, …

WHITLEY COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) – Back in July school officials at Whitley County Middle School began planning for a Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) lab. “To see things they may other-wise might not be able to see and to give them an opportunity as they go in to the high school to be …

The University of North Texas Health Science Center in Tarrant County is opening its third vaccination site at Ridgmar Mall on Wednesday. The site will be located at Interstate 30 and Green Oaks Road on upper level of the mall. According to Health Science Center officials, the site will be located in the space that …