Teen Makes Cheap Machine to Print Braille

Friday, March 10th, 2017 by Ravneet Kaur Sandhu

When you see a flier for donations for the blind, do you give a few banknotes and then forget about it? Or do dig deeper into their hardships and find a way to make their lives better on a longer term? Shubham Banerjee, a thirteen-year old Californian teen, chose the second option and ended up […]

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Jonny Cohen: greening school buses

Monday, May 27th, 2013 by Raluca Besliu

When he was in the 7th grade and taking Saturday courses on aerodynamics at Northwestern University, Jonny Cohen noticed school buses’ inefficient design and was alarmed by the amount of exhaust they generated. He suddenly got an idea on how to make them more efficient, in order to slow carbon emissions, increase gas mileage and […]

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Claudette Colvin: She Sat on Bus and Was Arrested, 9 Months Before Rosa Parks

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 by Chris Landers

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Eden Full’s SunSaluter could bring sustainable electricity to 1.5 billion people

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 by Raluca Besliu

At the age of 20, Eden Full is a successful and rising entrepreneur. While studying at Princeton University, Eden created the SunSaluter, a rotater that allows solar panels to track the sun’s movements without using electricity. Eden explains her invention “senses changes in temperature using biometallic strips. Biometallic strips are found in your thermostat and are […]

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