Neil deGrasse Tyson talks science and Snowden at RSA

SAN FRANCISCO - Neil deGrasse Tyson didn't have much to say about cybersecurity at the RSA conference on Thursday - but nobody much cared. The tech industry folks gathered at the annual cybersecurity conference soaked up Tyson's enthusiastic talk on the most exciting developments in science today, which ranged from exoplanets to gravity waves. Tyson

By |2017-02-23T20:45:35-05:00February 23rd, 2017|Science|

U-M Researchers Discover Metal Alloys Resistant To Radiation-Induced Swelling

ANN ARBOR - In findings that could change the way industries like nuclear energy and aerospace look for materials that can stand up to radiation exposure, University of Michigan researchers have discovered that metal alloys with three or more elements in equal concentrations can be remarkably resistant to radiation-induced swelling. The big problem faced by

By |2016-12-16T14:57:47-05:00December 16th, 2016|Science|

Mobile Monday Michigan – Detroit Oct. 10 Explores Wearable Technologies

TROY - Wearable technologies are evolving – but is it at the pace expected by industry experts? And what other industries are being impacted by this evolution of wearable technologies? Two of Michigan’s leading wearable technologies experts join us at Mobile Monday Detroit on October 10 at 6  p.m. at RIIS in Troy to share their

By |2016-10-07T15:22:19-04:00October 6th, 2016|Connected Tech, Science|

Ford Motor Company Support Includes Four Free Days, Plus STEMinista Project

DETROIT - The Michigan Science Center is hosting Ford Fun Free Days,  offering four free general admission days over the next year as well as supporting the STEMinista Project as a Genius Level sponsor. “A good education focused on technical skills is essential for future innovation in business and increased prosperity for our communities,” said

By |2016-06-17T08:03:38-04:00June 17th, 2016|New Products / Contracts, Science|

M2 TechCast: DPTV President Rich Homberg Discusses Partnership With Michigan Science Center On The STEMinista Program

FERNDALE - Rich Homberg, President of Detroit Public Television, and Matt Roush’s former boss when he worked at WWJ Radio in Detroit, joins Matt and Mike Brennan to talk about DPTV’s backing of the Detroit Science Center’s STEMinista program. STEMinista introduces middle school girls to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). On Friday March 4

By |2016-03-06T17:48:56-05:00March 6th, 2016|Featured, M2 TechCast, Podcasts, Science|

Brother Rice Students To Boost STEM Prep Through Lawrence Tech Partnership

SOUTHFIELD - Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield Hills and Lawrence Technological University have formed an academic partnership that will enable Brother Rice students to take STEM courses taught by LTU faculty and earn college credits. The new agreement adds to LTU’s outreach to pre-college students in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It will

By |2015-11-12T16:40:33-05:00November 12th, 2015|Science|

Tech Tour Day Four, Part One: Saginaw Valley Solid In STEM

UNIVERSITY CENTER — Saginaw Valley State University has eight million reasons to be digging deep into science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. So it was a natural to kick off the second week of the 2015 Engineering Society of Detroit Fall Tech Tour, sponsored by Michigan Technological University. Saginaw Valley, a 10,000-student community university on

By |2015-10-22T20:38:36-04:00October 22nd, 2015|ESD, Science|

10th Annual LTU RoboParade Celebrates Halloween Oct. 24

SOUTHFIELD - Students from elementary through high school will demonstrate their ability to design, program and build autonomous (self-driving) robots at Lawrence Technological University’s RoboParade on Oct. 24 in the Expo Center on the South Campus of Macomb Community College in Warren. The event is free and open to the public. This year’s parade theme

By |2015-10-15T17:15:19-04:00October 15th, 2015|Autonomous Vehicles, Entrepreneurs, Featured, Science|

Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator Gets $75,000 In Cash Contributions

ZEELAND - Less than one year after opening its doors, the Great Lakes Ag-Tech Business Incubator has received over $75,000 in cash contributions from public and private sector sponsors, signed Client Agreements with four ag-technology companies with a fifth expected before the end of the year. It has also gained support from Barry County and

By |2015-10-15T13:05:51-04:00October 15th, 2015|Entrepreneurs, Science|