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UMBC robotics student invents help for those with disabilities like hers


Kavita Krishnaswamy had labored through seven years of coursework in math and computer sciences to achieve a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. The University of Maryland Baltimore County graduate student had invented robotic devices that are discussed around the world. She had spent three years narrowing the focus of her doctoral

Environmental champs honoured at WESSA Awards

The environmental and conservation industry came together this weekend to celebrate the outstanding work being done by individuals and groups in the sector. The 2017 WESSA Awards proved to be exciting with the addition of a new category to recognise and honour individuals and groups making a significant contribution to the

Eskom Expo For Young Scientists Showcases SA’s Bright Future In STEM

The fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) have created solutions to the pressing problems of modern life. Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that the future of Africa depends on increasing support for young scientists. In the spirit of encouraging young people to take an interest

We talked to the UAE’s youngest inventor, Fatima Al Kaabi

At age fifteen, the UAE's Fatima Al Kaabi is already making headlines. Known as the country's "youngest inventor," the gifted teen is a trailblazer in the making. In an interview with Stepfeed, Al Kaabi spoke of how she became an inventor at such a young age. She also told us about her

New-Age Matka: This Man’s Innovation Is a Great Alternative to Plastic Bottles


One of the greatest milestones in the history of human civilisation was the invention of pottery. Pieces and shards excavated from different parts of the world, some as old as 30,000 years, highlight how pottery has long been an indispensable part of civilization. However, once we began fashioning metal into durable, desired

Inspiring Science Fund awards share of £13m to five UK science centres

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Five science centres in the UK are to receive a combined £13m (US$17m, €14.2m) in funding to encourage new and different ideas that will help to make science more accessible to the general public. Awarded through the Inspiring Science Fund – a partnership between the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial