USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog

Archives for November, 2012

Most famous for inventing Clinistix® — the “dip-and-read” test that for the first time allowed diabetics to monitor their blood glucose level instantly at home. Her contributions to laboratory science have even been recognized on the show, Jeopardy! PLEASE SHARE IF YOU ARE INSPIRED BY THIS STORY Helen Murray Free first wanted to be an…

PLEASE SHARE IF YOU ARE INSPIRED BY THIS STORY! (Send Us Your Opinion Today:  Have you ever been inspired to greatness in scientific invention at the age of 12 like Rachel? Let us know what you think about her achievement!) Rachel Zimmerman undoubtedly had her teacher’s inspiring “Go for it” advice in mind when she,…

Molly Stevens — Materials scientist Internationally known for her work in nanotechnology to regenerate bone and tissue growth, and to design bioactive materials for early detection of disease  Nanotechnology (the science of manipulating matter at the atomic or molecular level, especially to build microscopic materials) has the potential to transform key areas of science and…