Lisa Thamiz

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Five Startups Disrupting the Gender Problem in Tech

Silicon Valley can no longer ignore its gender-discrimination problem, but will the brilliant men who disrupted so many other industries be able to innovate their way to a solution? These five companies think so, and they have millions in funding to prove it.<p><b>AmplifiHer</b><p>AmplifiHer is on a mission to …

Startups

New 3D printer will combine all your medications in one personalized pill

We increasingly live in an age of personalized health care, where treatment can be tailored to suit individuals on a person-by-person basis. A new 3D …

3D Printing

This Is The World’s First Fully Solar Train

In an Australian beach town, surfers get their boards to the coast using renewable-powered transit.<p>The Australian beach town of Byron Bay has a traffic problem–especially during holidays, when tourists cause gridlock on local streets. Until recently, there were few options for public transit. But …

Solar Panels

Finalists in NASA’s Spacecraft Sweepstakes: A Drone on Titan, and a Comet-Chaser

Would you like NASA to fly a drone across Saturn’s largest moon, or to send a probe to collect samples from a duck-shaped comet?<p>From a dozen proposals to the agency’s New Frontiers competition — not unlike an interplanetary “Shark Tank” for a forthcoming robotic mission — NASA announced these two …

Astronomy

Neutron star collision named biggest scientific breakthrough of 2017

The discovery of two neutron stars violently colliding has been named the top scientific breakthrough of 2017 by the journal Science.<p>Scientists from …

Space