Researchers in Europe may have found a way to communicate with four people completely paralyzed.

Mind-reading machine allows completely paralyzed patients to say if they want to live

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For years 3D printing has been used for things like splints, implants or models for other operations, like heart surgery.

3-D technology helps surgeons separate conjoined twins

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Summer Camps @ The Tech, powered by Galileo, is looking for exceptional candidates to teach cutting-edge courses like BioTech: Active Accessories and iOS App Development this summer! Our Tech instructors are pivotal to the experience of campers, providing instruction and inspiration while fostering a learning environment that encourages kids to build and explore. We provide outstanding...
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It’s time for our spring Members Party! Join us Friday night for more fun than anyone should have at a museum on a Friday night. Scour our exhibits on a digital scavenger hunt, nosh on grilled cheese with tomato soup, and catch our newest IMAX film “Dream Big: Engineering Our World. Not a member? Now’s the perfect time! [ Bit.ly Link ]
From our friends over at KQED Science: Did you know that "cement-making produces more fossil fuel emissions each year than all the emissions created by airplanes and ships."? Read more about a more environmentally friendly way to build this material.

Want to Cut Carbon Emissions? Try Growing Cement Bricks With Bacteria

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Members Party alert! RSVP now for all the fun you can handle. You could even be selected to test our new high-flying VR experience! Show up early to get into free showings of our new IMAX film “Dream Big: Engineer Our World.”

Coming up next Friday, March 24! RSVP here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
A taste of what's to come in our next exhibit, Reboot Reality.
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Stanford Studies Find Home at The Tech

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Maria Klawe, the first female president of Harvey Mudd College, talks about how computer science and mathematics are the STEM fields that need more women.

Maria Klawe

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Did you see our new activity, Innovation on Ice, on the jumbotron at the SAP Center tonight? Thanks for the shoutout, San Jose Sharks!
We kicked off our newest activity, Innovation on Ice today during a special event with volunteers from the Sharks Foundation and SAP, students from St. Timothy’s School and Northwood Elementary, and Sharks alumni Rob Zettler. Students experimented with the physics of ice skating by testing the effects different materials have on friction. They built their own hockey skate blades, replacing the...
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The Adobe semaphore code has been figured out once again, this time by a high school teacher in Tennessee. Read more to learn how he did it. And get ready because it means a new code is in the works!

Adobe semaphore code cracked by Tennessee high school teacher

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Via Magazine has a great roundup of ways to spend your time in San Jose and we're thankful to be included!

Discover San Jose in the Silicon Valley | Via Magazine

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While on a journey around the country, Flat Owen* paid a special visit to San Jose! We gave him an exclusive, one-time tour of The Tech (he really liked visiting Mars) and treated him to popcorn and a showing of “Dream Big” in our IMAX dome theater. The Tech Studio staff honored him with a custom Flat Owen 3D-printed name plate, and we sent him on his way. Next stop, New Jersey!

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From making progress in reversing paralysis to development of cameras that will take 360-degree selfies, here’s a list of 10 breakthrough technologies.

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017

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Sunday, Mar. 12, join us for Sensory Friendly Hours, when we will provide a modified environment for those who become easily overwhelmed by stimuli. Special hours at a discounted rate: 9:30 a.m. to noon. Due to smaller crowd capacity, we recommend you buy your tickets in advance. >> Tickets here:

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We kicked off our newest activity, Innovation on Ice today during a special event with volunteers from the Sharks Foundation and SAP, students from St. Timothy’s School and Northwood Elementary, and Sharks alumni Rob Zettler. Students experimented with the physics of ice skating by testing the effects different materials have on friction. They built their own hockey skate blades, replacing the...
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Inventor and engineer Margaret Knight streamlined the paper bag-making process by developing a machine to do the job. She was challenged by another machinist, Charles Annan, when after a visit to her shop decided to create his own machine and file for the patent. She fought back, sued Annan… and won. #IWD2017

Margaret Knight

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Dame Stephanie Shirley fought the odds and stereotypes in the 1950s and 60s. When she hit the glass ceiling she persevered and founded freelance programmers in 1962 with the goal to provide jobs for women with children.

"I had built a determination that I was not going to let other people define me."

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How Dame Shirley Jumped Over Tech's Gender Gap In The 1960s

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"DNA holds the genetic information that tells each cell inside a living being what to do. Each side of a DNA molecule’s twisted, ladder-like structure is made of four chemical building blocks."

DNA can now store images, video and other types of data | Science News for Students

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Why have a simple webcam when you could just control your robot buddy remotely to check on your home?

Kuri the robot comes with a cute personality and the ability to let you remotely observe your home

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