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What’s Possible When Science Isn’t Boring?

The Corporate Responsibility group at MilliporeSigma set out to help kids become more interested in STEM. The answer lay in a brightly-colored shipping container known as the Curiosity Cube.

Commercial Influence at FCC: A Challenge to Free Speech

Conservative Sinclair Broadcasting Group is lobbying the FCC and politicians to expand its power over U.S. audiences by buying Chicago-based Tribune Media’s 42 stations. This would put the company in 72 percent of U.S. living rooms. And thanks to political appointees, the FCC might allow it to happen.

Boeing, NASA Make Like Canada Geese to Save Energy

Boeing Co. and NASA believe they have discovered a way to improve airplanes’ fuel efficiency with a slight biomimicry twist: copy birds’ flight formations, such as those taken by Canada geese.

Confirmation: Flint’s Lead Poisoning Was Human Caused

There have been plenty of theories about the Flint, Michigan water poisoning. One even pinned the blame on the Vortex Winter of 2014-2015. But according to University of Michigan scientists, it wasn’t Mother Nature that caused the water contamination, but one key decision by Flint’s water managers, who were responsible for ensuring the water was clean and potable before it reached residents’ homes.

Fielding An X Prize for Adult Literacy

Low literacy skills cost the U.S. billions each year and keeps families in cyclical poverty, but a first-of-its-kind partnership is out to change that.

Ben & Jerry’s Clickbaited by Organic Consumers Association

For years, the the activist group, the Organic Consumer Association has been trying to force Ben & Jerry’s to transition to using organic milk. Last week, the organization accused B&J of actually using GMOs in its food, an allegation it denies. The NY Times ran with the story without delving further.

Tesla Model 3 Boasts 310-Mile Range Option

Tesla’s much-anticipated Model 3 electric car made its debut, and so far the reviews have been hot. And never shying away from bravado, the company says it will soon roll out a high-performance option next year – with an eye-popping range of 310 miles per charge.

Widespread Sexual Harassment Allegations — Time for the Tech Industry to Shape Up

The tech industry lives and dies by innovation and disruption, and it’s about time we applied the same philosophy to the culture as we do to the product. Addressing sexual harassment is the obvious part — it’s illegal. Here’s the greater challenge: This industry that literally drives us into the future needs to move away from a culture that looks and acts so much like the past.