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How high school students can jump-start STEM careers with BAE programs

For this episode of Get Tech Smart, we’ll meet Laurel Skiff of BAE Systems, a defense contractor that is one of the top 10 largest companies and employers in New Hampshire. Laurel Skiff, the company’s community, pre- and early-career outreach program lead, will walk us through the four STEM programs BAE offers to high school students. These programs provide incredible and valuable hands-on opportunities in STEM through BAE’s intensive programs and internships, including:

Shaheen talks with local experts on home heating prices

U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) gathered at a senior citizens’ apartment complex with New Hampshire home heating oil company representatives and state government experts to discuss rising home heating prices and efforts to address the issue.

A ratepayer and taxpayer success story in Durham school

What we have here is a moral and civic good.  The humans who learn and work in this bright new building cannot help but absorb the message that their community respects and values what happens there.

Transplant technology: United Therapeutics’ 3D-printing of human organs focused on every breath you take

United Therapeutics is in the amazement business. Its 950 employees are spread between corporate offices in Silver Spring, Maryland, and North Carolina’s Research Triangle, with additional research labs in Quebec, Florida and California. In Manchester, 3D lungs and kidneys are being printed and their website lists 13 current job openings for various scientists and research assistants.

A journey toward better health: BEMER technology heals from within

Treatments for pain are as varied as its causes and chances are, you’ve tried many.  One thing you probably haven’t tried involved is improving your microcirculation. Microcirculation brings oxygen and other nutrients throughout your body. So, an important process. On the other hand, when microcirculation is not at peak performance, you might not be getting what you need for maintaining your health.

The Father of Video Games: A retrospective of inventor Ralph H. Baer on his 100th birthday

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of one of the 20th century’s most prolific and consequential inventors.  It was on this day that Ralph Henry Baer was born in Pirmasens, Germany. Baer would go on to create a host of electronic devices, toys, and gadgets. None, however, would be bigger than his seminal conceptualization and work around what was to become the modern video game industry.