NASA astronaut Kate Rubins casting her vote from some 200 miles above Earth should be all the motivation you need to make a plan to vote this year. Continue reading This American Astronaut Voted from Space. Here’s how She did it.
By Penelope Lopez of ABC
Astronaut Ellen Ochoa has a message for the next generation of Latinx students who are aspiring to work in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields: “We need you.” Continue reading NASA astronaut has a message for Latinx STEM students: ‘We need you’
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft unfurled its robotic arm Tuesday, and in a first for the agency, briefly touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from the surface for delivery to Earth in 2023. Continue reading NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Successfully Touches Asteroid
‘Invisible’: that is how many scientists from sexual and gender minorities (LGBT+) describe their status at their institution, laboratory, classroom or office. Continue reading How LGBT+ scientists would like to be included and welcomed in STEM workplaces
By Joel Hruska
The search for a truly room-temperature superconducting material has been one of the great Holy Grails in engineering and physics. The ability to move electricity from Point A to B with zero resistance and hence no losses would be a game-changer for human civilization. Continue reading Scientists Have Discovered a Genuine Room-Temperature Superconductor
By Nell Greenfield Boyce and Mark Katkov
The Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded this year to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for their work on “genetic scissors” that can cut DNA at a precise location, allowing scientists to make specific changes to specific genes.
Continue reading 2 Scientists Awarded Nobel Prize In Chemistry For Genome Editing Research
Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Wednesday that it has requested an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration for its Covid-19 monoclonal antibody treatment.
Continue reading Eli Lilly requests emergency approval for its Covid-19 antibody treatment
By Shannon Stirone, Kenneth Chang and
High in the toxic atmosphere of the planet Venus, astronomers on Earth have discovered signs of what might be life.
Continue reading Life on Venus? Astronomers See a Signal in Its Clouds
The demand for workers in areas like healthcare, supply chain and others has never been more critical than it is today. Two businesses are now joining forces to offer solutions to help organizations find top candidates while ensuring their talent pool is diverse.Continue reading Moving the Needle on DEI Hiring
By Eric Addison
He didn’t fully realize it at the time, but as a high school student, Karl Reid had a few advantages that helped him achieve success against a backdrop of challenges. His work today, as a leading advocate for increasing college access, opportunity and success, seeks to spread those types of advantages more equitably across the educational landscape for students of all races, ethnicities, genders and economic circumstances.Continue reading A Passion for Equity in Education