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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News DeVos Speaks At Summit On Need To “Overhaul” System For Meeting Workforce Needs. U.S. News & World Report  (12/14, Camera) reports Education Secretary Betsy DeVos “collected advice” at the Rethink Higher Education Summit on Thursday “on how the … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Keaton Jones, Mother Speak Out About Viral Bullying Video. In continuing coverage of Tennessee middle-schooler Keaton Jones’ heartfelt viral video on bullying, the Los Angeles Times  (12/12, D’Zurilla) reports the boy’s mother, Kimberly, addressed concerns over apparently racist photos … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News France Awards Research Grants To US Climate Change Scientists In Rebuke To US Withdrawal From Paris Accord. The AP  (12/11, Corbet) reports French President Emmanuel Macron awarded thirteen of eighteen “Make Our Planet Great Again” climate change research grants … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Trump Administration’s EPA Appears To Be More Lenient Toward Polluters. The New York Times  (12/10, A1, Lipton, Ivory, Subscription Publication) reports in a 4168 word article that an analysis of the Trump Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency “has adopted a … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Trump EPA Vows To Replace Clean Power Plan. The Hill  (12/7, Cama) reports that the EPA is pursuing a replacement for the Clean Power Plan after the Trump administration vowed to repeal the regulation. The Trump administration’s climate … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News University Of Washington Opens New Nano-Engineered Systems Institute. GeekWire  (12/6, Boyle) reports on the opening of the Institute for Nano-Engineered Systems at the University of Washington on Monday. The director of the institute, Karl Böhringer, said “The University … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Artificial Ovaries Can Reduce Symptoms Of Menopause, Researchers Find. MIT Technology Review  (12/5) reports that scientists are exploring whether using lab-made ovaries might reduce the symptoms of menopause. The research, carried out at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News US District Judge Orders ETP To Create Dakota Access Pipeline Spill Response Plan. Reuters  (12/4, Volcovici) reports that on Monday Energy Transfer Partners was ordered “to coordinate with tribes to create an oil-spill response plan for the controversial … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News Ocado Develops Specialized Grocery Warehouse Robot With Suction Gripper. MIT Technology Review  (11/28) reports on a warehouse robot developed by Ocado, “the world’s largest online-only grocery retailer,” that “features a small suction cup at the end of a … Continue reading

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ASEE First Bell – Breaking news in the engineering and technology field

Leading the News GM Announces Autonomous Vehicle Plans, Will Have Fully Autonomous Robo-Taxis In US Cities In 2019. Reuters  (11/30, Sage, Lienert) reports that GM unveiled its vision for autonomous vehicles Thursday, telling investors it was planning to commercially launch fleets … Continue reading

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