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Igniting Genomic Literacy in the Classroom

Empowering students to envision themselves as future scientists, innovators, and trailblazers
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At Illumina, we are committed to furthering genomics literacy through STEM education to ensure equitable access for all. Building the future of genomics starts with inspiring today’s youth to be tomorrow’s scientists, inventors, and innovators. This begins with bringing genomics into the classroom, as we believe a robust STEM education is key to accelerating breakthroughs in genomics and realizing its potential to improve human health.

DNA Decoded Offers Digital Resources for Educators and Students in Celebration of DNA Day

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Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not.  From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to setting wrongly convicted prisoners free and a billion ways in between, DNA is a critical part of our lives.

3M Sets New STEM Goal to Empower Underrepresented Individuals

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As part of our overall commitment to creating greater equity in our communities, business practices and workplaces, 3M is setting a new global, education-focused goal. The company will advance economic equity by creating five million unique STEM and Skilled Trades learning experiences for underrepresented individuals* by the end of 2025.

Dr. Reza Malehmir Wins 2020 Technical Achievement Award for AI and Asset Extraction

Using artificial intelligence to transform a data collection challenge into a competitive, flexible, and low-cost solution
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Dr. Reza Malehmir used artificial intelligence (AI) to fully automate data processing for a large provincial highway asset classification project, resulting in significant cost and time savings.

Elizabeth Native Powers Up PSEG Nuclear Plants for Newark, All New Jersey

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By MARK J. BONAMO

Rodriguez's drive led her from Elizabeth to her 2013 graduation from MIT with a degree in nuclear science and engineering. Her focus is now channeled into helping to run PSEG's nuclear power plants in Salem County in South Jersey, the source of 40 percent of the electricity used in the entire state. Her goal - provide power for her people in a safe, clean, and green way that addresses the challenge of climate change in the years to come. 

Dynamic Digital Resources for Educators and Students to Unlock the Power of the Genome

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Over 65 years ago, deoxyribonucleic acid (more commonly referred to as DNA) was discovered by a team of scientists led by Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and James Watson. DNA impacts our lives each day, whether we realize it or not.  From helping us to understand and fight diseases like cancer to providing juries information to setting wrongly convicted prisoners free and a billion ways in between, DNA is a critical part of our lives.

#TtInspires: Michael Thatcher, Civil Engineering Group Leader and Project Manager

Implementing sustainable civil and environmental engineering practices through thoughtful solutions
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Michael Thatcher is a civil engineering group leader and project manager with Tetra Tech’s Resilient & Sustainable Infrastructure Division. He joined Tetra Tech in 2012 in Marlborough, Massachusetts, before transferring to Orlando, Florida, in 2016. Michael earned a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Hartford. He also is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida, a certified Construction Documents Technologist, and an Envision Sustainability Professional.

FinTech for Government: How Booz Allen and Federal Leaders Are Rethinking Administration and Regulation

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As fintech innovations like cryptocurrency impact everything from regulatory compliance to financial inclusion, government agencies are challenged to modernize their systems and keep up. Meanwhile, they must keep their existing finance-related activities efficiently running amid flat or reduced IT budgets, siloed systems, and aging legacy technologies.

Qualcomm Announces Winners of Qualcomm Design in India Challenge 2020

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  • Adiuvo Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd. received INR 65,00,000 as the winner
  • Total award pool of INR 85,00,000 for the runners-up
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  • Adiuvo Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd. received INR 65,00,000 as the winner
  • Total award pool of INR 85,00,000 for the runners-up

How Qualcomm Harnesses The Power of Technology For Global Good

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Qualcomm is the world’s leading wireless technology innovator and the driving force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G and they have a unique social impact model you’ll hear about in today’s episode with Angela Baker, Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility for Qualcomm.

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