September 19, 2016
Alicia D'Souza creates STEM opportunities for underrepresented minorities. As the secretary of the Stanford Society of Women Engineers, she held a job fair to provide internships and jobs for students interested in STEM.Alicia, a 2011 Broadcom MASTERS finalist, studies chemical engineering as a sophomore at Stanford University, where several other Broadcom MASTERS finalists also attend. They often do homework together and go out for dinner.Read the interview below to learn more about Alicia's…
July 7, 2016
When Arne Hensel attended the Noble festivities earlier in the year, he heard a Nobel Laureate thank his peers."This is what I found really memorable," Arne said. "Science is not a one man show, but a community project driven by curiosity."The Laureate broke down the essence of science: teamwork motivated by curiosity about nature.Arne Hensel, Abduljabbar Hamood, and Carly Crump received the Stockholm International Youth Science Seminar (SIYSS) Award at the 2015 Intel International Science and…
August 15, 2016
Dedrain Davis was such a good intern, we extended her time with the Society for Science & the Public. For several months, she's been working with the marketing team, cooking up media relations plans, and putting them into action.Dedrain is currently pursuing a Master's in public relations and corporate communications at Georgetown University. She plans to complete her coursework in December 2017 and graduate in May 2017.Read our interview with Dedrain below to learn more about how she…
February 12, 2015
Tiny chemical droplets in a liquid sandwiched between panes of glass turn cloudy when they warm up. This will block some sunlight and potentially save on air conditioning bills.
August 22, 2013
Ancient Egyptians used advanced techniques to make beads out of 'metal from the sky.'
July 13, 2014
Author Gillen D’arcy Wood links the volcano to historical changes in art, opium, cholera and more.
October 19, 2014
A new film explores love and science in the life of physicist Stephen Hawking.
February 21, 2015
Researchers and writers weigh in on theories getting in the way of scientific progress in this collection of essays.
December 9, 2014
While bats are active, the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome stays put in the caves the bats call home in winter. New findings show how the fungus varies through the seasons.
October 4, 2016
As an American high school student walked throughout China and met local students, she realized in spite of their different language and culture, "we were all inspired by the same thing — science."Katie Younglove, a 2016 Intel ISEF finalist, recently returned to the U.S. after a special awards trip to China. The group of finalists chosen to travel to China spent over a week visiting several cities, schools, and other students interested in STEM.The finalists hail from Boulder, Colorado, a small…