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Bloomberg CityLab

David Zipper

6 January 2021

United States

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American cars made since the early 1980s have carried ratings from the federal New Car Assessment Program, showing how risky they are to human life in a crash. NCAP ratings motivated a host of safety enhancements by m...

The New York Times

Steve Lohr

20 April 2020

New York, New York, United States

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After learning that the U.S. would likely face a shortage of ventilators during the coronavirus pandemic, a group of "scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, physicians and regulatory experts" collaborated to design an ...

WXIA-TV

Jay Plyburn

31 March 2020

Cumming, Georgia, United States

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In Cumming, Georgia, the Christian Brothers Automotive company is letting customers opt for a no-touch service in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Employees at the car shop will pick up, sanitize, and drop off cars, wi...

FastCompany

Kristin Toussaint

27 March 2020

United States

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Across the country, 3D manufacturers sprang into action in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic to create a medical supply chain to fill gaps in hospitals' access to needed products like face shields and nasal swab...

BBC

Nick Holland

15 December 2018

London, United Kingdom

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The shipping industry has made moves to halve fuel consumption by 2050. With a few clever technological innovations--bubbles and rotating sails--ships are closer to that goal. But whatever the promise of these new tec...

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Erick Trickey

19 October 2017

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Only 12 percent of the STEM workforce is Black or Hispanic. Starting with Baltimore, one nonprofit is looking to change that. In 2013, the Digital Harbor Foundation converted a rec center into a home for after school ...

Pro Bono Australia

Wendy Williams

11 May 2017

Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands

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A research fellow at Deakin University’s School of Engineering in Australia has developed a world-first technology 3D printer prototype capable of printing plumbing and sanitation supplies using discarded plastics - a...

Bright Magazine

Peter Willhoite

10 September 2015

Oakland, California, United States

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In Oakland, a non-profit created an industrial arts education school offering youth an alternative classroom for learning where failure is welcomed and everything is hands on, such as welding and forging. The non-prof...

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