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This is synthetic tissue created by scientists.

Creating Tissue

Scientists have developed a technique that uses a specific 3D printer to create therapeutic biomaterials. They think the complex printed tissues could be used in surgeries or transplants in the future.This...

This is a picture of our model made of balsa wood. The measurements are written on the different faces.

Skee Ball Machine Model

Our group started to plan the construction of our skee ball machine and finished a model to scale. The model is made of balsa wood planks and sticks. Using the model, we were able to figure out the proper...

The tiny LED dos (sand) fall according to which direction the gravitational pull would naturally pull them.

LED Sand Toys

Phillip Burgess coded a toy that stimulates physics by calculating collisions an terminal velocity. The toy is a set of rings that, in the middle, displayed a series of sand-like dots that appear in different...

The image above shows workers checking and fixing errors on the TESS capsule in preparation for the launch.

NASA’s New Exoplanet Survey Satellite

NASA is preparing to launch the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) on April 16, 2018. TESS will spend the next two years exploring and mapping "85% of the sky", according to NASA. If the capsule...

This picture depicts the change of rain amounts in California before and after the rainfall began in 2017.

Well Shower

After flooding followed by a long drought in California, Mindtribe created a shower head that is able to conserve water and power itself. The goal of the smart-shower is to help Californian's save...

This picture shows the parts of Ubers self-driving car and their functions.

Self-driving Cars

Uber has begun using the first wave of self-driving cars for their company. Already, the new cars have caused protests after one of Uber's cars hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Tempe,...

The hippocampus is located in the lower portion of the brain and is responsible for processing and storing memories and emotions.

DARPA-Developed Brain Implant

  The Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funded a project to help people recover their memories. They developed a "prosthetic memory" implant that can improve someone's memory...

This is a drawing of a basic NASA space shuttle. The toy in designed after its model.

Electronic Space Shuttle Toy

Hundreds of engineers and scientists at the National Air and Space Association work every day to further advance our country's space technology. People around the world look up to the stars and completely...

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ESTEEM Center for Equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, English & Math
Ashlee Hiller