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Angelica cooking with a little help from Naoki.

Angelica Lim's passion is to improve the reputation of robots and make them more approachable and friendly. Her work and scientific publications address how robots interact with humans through musical performance, body language, speech patterns, and more. Read more »


How do we get more people to learn engineering? AnnMarie Thomas wants to make engineering more playful. Read more »

Camille and Genevieve with one of the Mars rovers they developed for NYSCI.

Camille and Genevieve Beatty have already accomplished a great deal as young engineers. They are a wonderful inspiration to engineers, makers, and creators of all stripes. Read more »


If you don’t know who Becky Stern is, it’s not her fault. She’s prolific. She’s worked at Make:, Adafruit, places of higher learning, and given talks all over the nation. Any decent write up of her work could easily take up a small novella, or a shelf worth of alternative yet... Read more »

Annika pilots Game Over, her giant fighting robot

Annika O'Brien is a roboticist with quite an online following. She is the founder of the LA Robotics Club, appeared in SyFy's Robot Combat League, and works full time making cool robots and encouraging kids to learn technology. Read more »


TechShop today announced a new partnership with hardware and software manufacturer National Instruments. Read more »

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Is Lenore Edman an evil mad scientist? Undeniably, since she is co-founder of Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories. But she's not really evil, is she? Read more »