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High-schoolers from California, Illinois and Michigan took the brass ring last weekend in the FIRST (For Inspiration, Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Championship in Atlanta pitting hundreds of student-made robots against one another in a game fittingly called known as "Lunacy" (a nod to the 40th anniversary of NASA's moon landing). The winning team—actually an alliance of three teams: Huron Valley Schools in Milford, Mich.; Rolling Meadows High School and Wheeling High School in Schaumburg, Ill.; and Mountain View High School in Mountain View, Calif.—outscored their opponents in a contest requiring their robots to pick up and place as many spongy, nine-inch (23-centimeter) game balls as possible in trailers hitched to their opponents' robots.
Deadline: Aug 31 2013
Reward: $100,000 USD
The Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer’s Initiative (GBFAI) is launching the 2013 Geoffrey Beene Global NeuroDiscovery Challenge whose
Deadline: Jul 25 2013
This challenge provides an opportunity for Solvers to build a web-based or mobile “app” to explore data relationships in scholarly conte
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