Science & Technology

Published October 13, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA/STERLING HEIGHTS — Two Utica Community Schools Instructional Technology Coaches have joined the top level of the Microsoft Innovative Educator program.

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Published October 8, 2021

CLAWSON — Students at the Japhet School in Clawson returned to class this fall to a brand-new STEM lab for the middle schoolers — the fifth through eighth grades — and classroom reconfigurations that impacted nearly the entire school.

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Published September 10, 2021

NOVI — Novi High School’s robotics team, Team 503, or “Frog Force” as they call themselves, has had a number of accomplishments to celebrate during its history, but this past August, the team celebrated its most rewarding accomplishment yet.

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Published July 30, 2021

ROYAL OAK — As of press time, Royal Oak Beaumont Hospital doctors had conducted 13 studies so far using advanced brain imaging technology called MEG, or magnetoencephalography.

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Published June 18, 2021

DETROIT — Making math fun may sound impossible to some, but the Michigan Science Center is doing just that with its new MathAlive! Program.

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Published June 9, 2021

FARMINGTON/FARMINGTON HILLS — During a special meeting May 26, the Farmington and Farmington Hills city councils unanimously approved a permit application from SiFi Networks to construct a community-wide fiber-optic broadband network.

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Published April 10, 2021

ROYAL OAK — Using a technique called precision medicine, researchers at Beaumont Health recently discovered a simple blood test that might provide an early prediction of Alzheimer’s disease in patients.

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Published March 18, 2021

DETROIT — Through a coordinated effort by the Belle Isle Nature Center and the Detroit Zoo, a new wildlife tracking system has been installed that will help researchers learn more about the wildlife of the Great Lakes.

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Published February 21, 2021

HARPER WOODS — Harper Woods is planning a cybersecurity and safety workshop to help residents stay safe and surf responsibly when online.

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Published February 18, 2021

DETROIT — The Michigan Science Center is welcoming in more people than ever with its free admission days.

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Published February 11, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Levey Middle School eighth grade teacher Chrisondra Austin has had a partnership with Lawrence Technological University for roughly three years now. Over those three years, the Lawrence Tech STEM Center has conducted experiments with the students at Levey in hopes of getting them interested in pursuing a degree in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Published January 29, 2021

TROY — A science experiment created by two former Troy High School students has been sent to the International Space Station with the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket in November.

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Published January 24, 2021

HARPER WOODS — On Dec. 6, an experiment designed by four students at Chandler Park Academy in Harper Woods was taken into space by NASA as part of the 14th National Center for Earth and Space Science Education’s Student Spaceflight program.

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Published January 16, 2021

FARMINGTON/HILLS — Priorities for the Farmington and Farmington Hills city councils may have shifted last year with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, but now that a full assessment has been compiled by the Broadband Task Force’s consultant, both council bodies are gearing up to re-examine the feasibility of bringing citywide broadband to each community.

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Published December 20, 2020

HARPER WOODS — Students at Chandler Park Academy in Harper Woods have the rare honor of an experiment they designed being blasted into space and performed by astronauts.

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Published December 16, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Electric vehicles may not yet be common — especially for personal use — but they are expected to occupy a larger segment of the automotive market in the years to come.

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Published December 8, 2020

TROY — Students from the Troy School District are rallying together this month to help youth build important social skills while supporting organ and tissue donation across Michigan.

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Published November 10, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Following an extensive discussion of the process in September, members of City Council voted to approve a permit from Verizon Wireless for 12 small cell towers in the city at its Oct. 19 meeting.

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Published October 27, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Like it says in the name, Lawrence Technological University is making strides in the technology world.

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Published September 8, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Whether you’ve been furloughed, are looking for a new job or just want to upgrade your computer skills, JVS Human Services has a class for you.

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