Science & Technology

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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Published July 9, 2019

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS/ST. CLAIR SHORES — “What Color Will It Be?” That is what Scarlett, the main character in the new children’s book series “Science With Scarlett” tries to determine with her teddy bear assistant, Mr. Bear.

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Published June 24, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department will soon be introducing a new micro-robotic technology to the team. The Shelby Township Board of Trustees on June 18 approved the Police Department’s request to purchase a Throwbot 2 from Recon Robotics, a company that sells tactical micro-robot and personal sensor systems in Minnesota.

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Published April 17, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — The Huntington Woods City Commission passed a resolution and the first reading of an ordinance that deals with the aesthetics of small cell wireless facilities. Small cells are wireless transmitters and receivers that can fit on structures such as streetlights. They increase coverage and data speeds and are part of wireless companies’ plans to create 5G wireless networks.

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Published April 15, 2019

FERNDALE — A lifelong NASA enthusiast and Ferndale resident who designed a project for the organization has been given special recognition for his work. Derek McFall, a product development engineer with SRG Global in Troy, placed second in NASA’s Recycling in Space Challenge for his microgravity waste management system. He received $2,500 for his submission.

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Published March 8, 2019

Piece by piece, the plans and components of a future robotics collaboration center are being assembled in Sterling Heights.

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