Science and Technology

Dec 5, 2016

Finding Solutions in a New Light

Through the adaptations made to technology and resources to measure the effectiveness of their products, Design that Matters is able to solve considerable health care issues in developing countries. In many cases the solution already exists, it just taking looking at solutions in a new light.

Dec 5, 2016

Old Friends and New Tricks: Finding Simple Conservation Innovations

Working Dogs for Conservation is the world’s leading conservation detection dog organization. The organization was built upon a straightforward innovation to existing expensive and time intensive conservation practices.

Jan 22, 2010

MCNC gets $28.2 million for broadband

The nonprofit will use the funds to extend broadband access to 37 counties in southeastern and western North Carolina.

Nov 11, 2008

MCNC launches education initiative

With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MCNC aims to boost the economic health of the state by strengthening students’ science, math engineering and technology skills.

Sep 25, 2008

Foundation aims to broaden Web access

The World Wide Web Foundation plans to fund research and development projects to bring the Internet to more people across the world.

Aug 26, 2008

Pacific Gas & Electric awards $25,000

Pacific Gas & Electric awarded $25,000 to Chabot Space & Science Center of Oakland, Calif., for science, technology, engineering, math education.

Aug 5, 2008

Bank and science center enter partnership

OneCalifornia Bank partnered with Chabot Space & Science Center to support education in science, technology, engineering and math.

Jul 22, 2008

Population Council names two new board members

Justin Rockefeller and Anna Mastroianni named to board of Population Council.

Jun 18, 2008

Lockheed Martin partners with Chabot Space and Science Center

Lockheed Martin partnering with Chabot Space & Science Center to support initiatives creating opportunities for students in science, tech, engineering, math.

Jun 17, 2008

McKinney appointed to Altarum Institute board

Marvin H. McKinney, visiting research fellow, UNC-Chapel Hill, appointed to three-year term on board of Altarum Institute, Ann Arbor, Mich.