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17Sep 18

Young engineers look toward the future

A group of teens in Manchester, England, had a problem to solve: Could they convert gas-driven go-karts into electric e-karts? And could they do it in just eight months? They could and they did. The teens were taking part in the Year of Engineering, a British government campaign showing young…

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28Aug 17

Pigs genetically engineered to grow human organs

There are many similarities between humans and pigs that make the idea of interspecies organ transplants seem viable. However, human bodies reject pig organs because of specific DNA sequences our bodies can't process. Science has long toiled over a solution to this problem, thinking that it might be solved by…

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EngineerGirl: Historical Engineers

Video: Meet an Aerodynamics Engineer

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Hear Nina Tortosa explain her work on the Chevy Volt.

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