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Welcome to our blog! We'll be posting articles written by our very own STEM Squad, including other articles by inspiring individuals who have combined STEM with their passions and have made their mark! These articles will motivate you and inspire you to embark on your own journey in STEM!

July 30, 2020

From online shopping to artificial intelligence, COVID-19 has impacted technology trends around the world. Let's take a look at some of these emerging trends and their impact on society!

June 20, 2020

We’ve all probably heard the question before: If immortality were an option, would you take it? Most people would probably dismiss the question since immortality isn’t real. But what if having eternal life was a possibility in today’s world? The possibility of the tran...

September 30, 2019

When we talk about printing, what comes to mind? 2D printing to print out pictures and words on paper? 3D printing to create amazing 3D objects out of plastic or even metal? Or laser printing to etch images and words on wood? How about bioprinting?

Bioprinting is a new...

August 30, 2019

Movies like Big Hero 6 and The Matrix have introduced us to a whole new type of technology: merging the human mind with machine. In Big Hero 6, the main character, Hiro, is able to teach his robot, Baymax, how to fight by uploading martial arts information to a chip in...

June 30, 2019

On America’s Got Talent, a TV show that pools talent from all over the world, one of the most innovative acts was presented by IDEGO Virtual Reality. The group came to the stage to show exactly how Virtual Reality can be used to treat mental disorders such as phobias....

May 30, 2019

Robots! We were first introduced to the concept and their existence through the world of cinema. Movies like the famous Terminator and Star Wars franchises, Metropolis, Avengers: Age of Ultron, A.I., Big Hero 6, Wall-E, Real Steel, the upcoming Alita: Battle Angel, and...

April 30, 2019

The most exciting time has arrived for all Marvel fanatics. It’s Marvel’s 80TH Anniversary! This major event perfectly coincides with the release of Avengers: Endgame. So while you’re waiting in line to get your tickets, check out how The Franklin Institute in Philadel...

January 31, 2019

Some of the most iconic exoskeletons in the media include the Iron Man MK III suit, the suits used by the characters in the Halo games (like the MJOLNIR Mark V), the Caterpillar Power Loader in Aliens, and the suits used by the soldiers in the movie ‘The Edge of Tomorr...

December 20, 2018

Technology from Movies to Reality: Minority Report

The movie Minority Report is a dystopian film set in the not-too-distant 2054. In the film, the entire Washington DC PreCrime unit runs on a system based off of three mutated humans called Precogs. The Precogs are able...

November 12, 2018

On November 12th, 2018, the biggest source of inspiration when it came to creating comics and superheroes passed away. His name was Stan Lee.

Stan Lee, for decades, was one of the most successful and inspirational people in his field. He invented Marvel comics and co-cr...

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