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Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.

Taking robotics to new heights, scientists and engineers are developing electronic bees and birds to help solve some critical environmental issues.

Meet the Surprising New Player Driving Innovation in Golf

Tyler Sullivan is on a quest to redesign the golf driver.

James Dyson: 'Never Be Afraid to Fail'

James Dyson isn't just about vacuums. The inventor is also a pioneer in wearable gadgets and green technology. Through his experiences, the entrepreneur learned the one person he needed to believe in his technology was himself.

Google Is Actually More Diverse Than You Think

Sixty-one percent of the company's employees are white, compared to 66 percent of the of the overall U.S. labor force.

Will Synthetic Biology Evolve Into the Next Hot Field?

Five things you should know about this growing segment that aims to modify life itself.

Remembering Hobie Alter, the Surfing Visionary Who Invented a Sport and a Culture

Alter, who passed away on Saturday at age 80, was a self-taught engineer who invented the polyurethane foam surfboard.

Welcome to Miley Cyrus 101: 5 Bizarre College Courses

From wine tasting to the sociology of Miley Cyrus.

How Thinking Like a Hacker Will Grow Your Business

While developers are being sought out to help scale a business, many entrepreneurs could apply an engineer's mindset to help grow their own.

Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

Two new studies reveal that certain gender stereotypes run deep.

The Budweiser Clydesdales Have Some Ad Competition From a Girl Inventor Named Goldie

GoldieBox, a toy company on a mission to get girls excited about engineering, won a national competition sponsored by Intuit and will be featured in a 30-second commercial during the Super Bowl.

What to Look for When Hiring IT Pros For Your Business

Figuring out how to integrate technology into your startup can be a nightmare. Yet, it is imperative to get your dream off the ground. Here is what to look for when bringing on a tech team.

Should I Quit Engineering and Study Business?

While skills are important for business owners, so is personality. Our expert helps this college student understand the traits that great entrepreneurs need.

Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

A self-taught engineer turned entrepreneur who helped unlock protected DVDs in the '90s shares his thoughts on programming, startup VISAs and whom he admires in tech.

GoldieBlox Video About Girls Becoming Engineers Goes Viral

Set to a cleverly rewritten version of a Beastie Boys classic, this video gives this toy-making startup a big marketing boost.

Intel Engineer Shares Her Passion With the Next Generation

Shu-ling Garver started Engineering for Kids, a program that teaches the basics of engineering and design to kids.

3 Steps to Transform Your Business Idea Into a Prototype

Whether you're building a cup holder or a tech gadget hooked to your smartphone, every product has to follow these three steps before it's ready.

The Innovators: Adafruit's Limor Fried

The founder of the New York kit company talks about innovation, R&D and customer feedback.

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