Science & Technology

Brookhaven National Laboratory: Where The Greatest Minds on Earth Meet

Just a few hours outside of New York City, off exit 68 on the Long Island Expressway, really big ideas are happening. How big? Researchers at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) are using cutting-edge technologies to look into the birth of our Universe at the quantum level, develop the sustainable energy systems of the future, and …

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AABE in Energy; AABE says “Get on Board”

The American Association of Blacks in Energy is on a mission. With an almost forty year history and forty chapters nationwide, they want to get African-Americans entrenched in the energy industry. AABE has grown to become the unique “national association of energy professionals founded and dedicated to ensure the input of African Americans and other …

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The 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival — STEM and the Joy of Learning

As I inched my way through the throng of people at the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, D.C., I had a repeating thought. Watching ten-year-olds learn about genomics on an iPad, talking matter-of-factly about cyber security, or instructing surgical robots to cut open teddy bears, this kept repeating in my head: here …

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HNO Green Fuels: Making Particulate Matter Emissions a Thing of the Past

Donald Owens in the lab. Diesel engines support much of the nation’s infrastructure — from trucks, buses, and trains, to ships, off-road equipment, and generators. However, these efficient work machines also have a severe environmental impact. There are currently almost 400 million diesel engines in the world, with nearly 20 million new ones produced worldwide …

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Wearable Technology: The Close Up Behind the Collision of Fashion & Technology

The style sphere of fashion is evolving and has begun to utilize technology in some truly fascinating ways. Wearable technology is emerging as a sleek and smart gadget obsession. This year’s technology trend is all about the technology you can wear. In the world of wearable technology where smart watches act like smart phones, tiny devices …

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The Future Started Yesterday & You’re Already Running Late

Paula Jackson, President and CEO of AABE (left), Dan Packer, member of Board of Directors, Jamilah Gladney, David Moody, Premier AABE Scholarship Winner along with Dr. Evelyn Gladney. There is a revolution in Energy, galloping across the globe and creating careers in its wake. The Harlem Times was warmly welcomed to the 37th Annual Conference …

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Hon. Tom Roach, left, Emanuel Azcona, Kecia Palmer-Cousins, Ed Bergstraesser, Dr. Irving McPhail PHOTO S BY Kenneth Kencaid

AT&T contributes $150,000 to NACME in continued support of STEM opportunities for minorities

Hon. Tom Roach, left, Emanuel Azcona, Kecia Palmer-Cousins, Ed Bergstraesser, Dr. Irving McPhail (PHOTOS BY Kenneth Kencaid) White Plains, N.Y. – AT&T gifted the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) $150,000 on May 1, 2014. This contribution is part of a 40-year relationship between the parties, involving mutual interest in growing science, technology, …

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Silicon Harlem

Have you ever wondered if your already smart phone could be even smarter? Consider a new, personalized experience where your refrigerator orders your food and your car automatically schedules an appointment with the mechanic — all through your mobile device. These amenities will be available in the near future, as was discussed at the “Silicon Valley Meets …

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Break On Through to the Other Side — Climate Change and Navigating the Northwest Passage

The Northwest Passage refers to a sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It runs along the northern coast of North America and through a series of waterways in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. The Passage has long been a holy grail to sea-faring adventurers, and has been sought as a possible trade route by …

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