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‘Chief problem solver’ aims to make medical tech industry more diverse
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‘Chief problem solver’ aims to make medical tech industry more diverse
Alexis Smith-Attuquayefio has a handful of impressive professional titles, including director of operations at the leading-edge medical technology company SatioDX in Boston’s Seaport District.
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These scientists are helping Bostonians prepare for the forthcoming total solar eclipse
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These scientists are helping Bostonians prepare for the forthcoming total solar eclipse
In less than a month, the moon will pass between the Earth and the sun, placing itself in just the right position to block the sun’s rays. The result will be a rare astronomical sighting: a total solar eclipse.
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Meet Letise LaFeir, New England Aquarium’s first conservation chief
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Meet Letise LaFeir, New England Aquarium’s first conservation chief
As a young Black girl in Chicago, Letise LaFeir was fascinated with marine life. She would ask her mother to go to Shedd Aquarium, where she would gaze into the giant tank full of sharks, stingrays and saltwater fishes.
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Bioversity welcomes first class in Dorchester
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Bioversity welcomes first class in Dorchester
The life science workforce development program Bioversity welcomed its first cohort of students Monday at its new lab space in Dorchester.
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The year in science: Challenges, breakthroughs and a quest to address diversity
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The year in science: Challenges, breakthroughs and a quest to address diversity
This year saw continuing health challenges and breakthrough discoveries across the state and a science landscape underlined by growing efforts to address longstanding diversity issues in the sector.
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BIPOC scientists explore barriers, equity in ‘Young Nerds of Color’
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Arts & Culture
BIPOC scientists explore barriers, equity in ‘Young Nerds of Color’
Science takes the stage at Central Square Theater in Cambridge this month, with “Young Nerds of Color,” an Underground Railway production arranged by playwright Melinda Lopez and directed by Dawn M. Simmons.
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Building an inclusive STEM pipeline
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Building an inclusive STEM pipeline
Since 2002, the Biogen Community Lab has provided local teens state-of-the-art lab experiences that can open their eyes to science careers.
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