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All-Girls School Designs Way to Close Gender Gap in Math and Science - Yorkville - New York

Nina Barbuto, an alumna from the Sewickley Academy Class of 2002, was recently featured on WQED’s Pittsburgh Innovation Project which highlights organizations and individuals whose ingenuity and passion is changing the future of our region. Nina founded Assemble, a community space in Pittsburgh’s Garfield neighborhood, which inspires children and adults to see their world in a new way through the hands-on exploration of science, art, technology, math, and engineering.

Is it a Hackerspace, Makerspace, TechShop, or FabLab?

The past decade has seen the sudden, dramatic appearance of community spaces offering public, shared access to high-end manufacturing equipment. These spaces are interchangeably referred to as hack...

For the little kid engineers, designers, and Lego-addicts: TED Fellow Ayah Bdier introduces littleBits, a set of simple, interchangeable blocks that make programming as simple and important a part of creativity as snapping blocks together.

MIT professor Neil Gershenfeld talks about his Fab Lab -- a low-cost lab that lets people build things they need using digital and analog tools. It's a simple idea with powerful results.

Makerbot announces new 3D printers, including Mini and industrial strength models

The Brooklyn-based 3D printing company introduces new models, including the Makerbot Replicator Mini and Z18.