Why aren’t there more female engineers?

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Girl may get to “hear” for the first time At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children. She was born without working auditory nerves. But now she can detect sounds for the first time, and start to mimic them. The progress came after Angelica underwent brain surgery. A device was imp... - Posted on February 23, 2015
Are all movies going digital? Not yet! The Eastman Kodak Co. will continue to make motion picture film in the age of digital filmmaking. The company has reached new supply agreements with the major Hollywood studios. The Rochester, N.Y.-based photography and film pioneer had been in talks to keep movie film alive... - Posted on February 20, 2015
3-2-1 LEGO®! The Robot Game Hello World! Chloe here, with my Geared UP! teammate Jonathan. This week we’ll explain the most thrilling part of the FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge for FLL® teams and spectators alike- the Robot Game. Engaging and exciting, the Robot Game involves strategy, building, and progr... - Posted on February 19, 2015
Wanna a better selfie? Get a selfie stick Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with a landmark in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo. Now, though, relatively new gadgets called selfie sticks make it ... - Posted on February 2, 2015
100 years ago, calling coast-to-coast was costly It was a bit ironic. Smartphones were used this week to snap pictures of a historic phone that was used to make the first coast-to-coast phone call 100 years ago. On Jan. 25, 1915, to celebrate the completion of the Panama Canal and to show that San Francisco had recovered f... - Posted on February 2, 2015
Journey to the FIRST® World Festival Journey to the FIRST® World Festival Hello World! It’s time to join the Robolution! I’m Chloe, blogger of Team Geared UP!’s adventures. Team Geared UP! is a nine-person robotics team of middle school students from throughout Loudoun County, Virginia. Join m... - Posted on January 30, 2015
Teen uses Legos to build braille printer In California's Silicon Valley, it's never too early to start a business. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee. The eighth-grader has launched a company to develop low-cost machines to print braille. That is the writing system for the visually impaired. With braille, the re... - Posted on January 30, 2015
Have drones gone too far? A small drone flying low to the ground crashed onto the White House grounds. It triggered a major emergency response. And it raised fresh questions about security at the presidential mansion. A man later came forward to say he was responsible and didn't mean to fly it over the comp... - Posted on January 29, 2015
Bullet train could bring LA and San Francisco closer California has broken ground for its $68 billion high-speed rail system. The train promises to whisk travelers between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours. The bullet train project is the first in the nation to get underway. The project faces challenges fr... - Posted on January 26, 2015
Why aren’t there more female engineers? In U.S. universities, just 12 percent of engineering professors are women. Only 11 percent of engineers are female. Yet according to the Washington Post, women receive 20 percent of the engineering degrees awarded yearly. Researchers have long wondered about this divide. Th... - Posted on January 23, 2015