Science & Technology

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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Published August 25, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — If you look back at the world of computer science 30 years ago, that world was primarily male and white.

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Published August 7, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The Girl Scouts of Southeastern Michigan are encouraging interest in science, technology, engineering and math in their Scouts through new programs and the addition of 24 new badges.

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Published June 1, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY — As retailers begin to reopen their doors to customers in Michigan, Village businesses in Grosse Pointe City hope to get a boost from a revamped website for the popular business and shopping district.

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Published March 10, 2020

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Drivers may notice something new as they make their way around Grosse Pointe Park.

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Published March 3, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — The Society of Active Retirees nonprofit will spend time this winter looking ahead at some of the emerging trends and technology coming down the pipeline that may affect their older adult population.

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Published January 6, 2020

FARMINGTON HILLS — A regional representative from DTE Energy visited with city officials Dec. 9 to relay a series of projects the company will be working on to improve infrastructure and customer reliability throughout the city.

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Published January 3, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — When Dresden Elementary fifth-grader Georgia DiFalco went to Lansing recently to show lawmakers how she used an app to program an image onto a Micro:bit computer, it was both a teaching and a learning experience.

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Published October 24, 2019

DETROIT — Students at Wayne State University joined together with students from four other Michigan universities to set a new world record for the largest periodic table.

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Published October 14, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS/BERKLEY — Seniors who would like to use ride-sharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, can work with high school students to get past any technological obstacles.

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Published August 27, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — It’s been almost 20 years since they wintered together at the American McMurdo Station at the South Pole in Antarctica in 2001, but the scientists and crew members from that expedition are bonded to this day.

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Published August 20, 2019

GROSSE POINTE PARK — Parents limiting screen time and monitoring what their children are viewing online via digital devices are common practices in many households.

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Published July 23, 2019

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DETROIT — A decade ago, Trinity College Dublin in Ireland decided that one of the best ways to get the public excited about science was through art.

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