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Stories by Rachel Scheer

Teen Wins Big for His Sock Invention

Recipient of the Science in Action Award, a 15-year-old develops a sensor to monitor Alzheimer’s patients

September 28, 2014 — Rachel Scheer and Annie Sneed

Learning in the Digital Age: Executive STEM Summit

Leaders from academia, public policy, and the private sector gathered to discuss the future of learning at the Scientific American and Macmillan Science and Education Executive STEM Summit: Learning in the Digital Age.

August 8, 2013 — Rachel Scheer

Meet the Science in Action Finalists, Part 5

On May 21, the 13 finalists of the $50,000 Scientific American Science in Action award , powered by the Google Science Fair, were announced. In this blog series, we shed light on the students behind the projects.

June 4, 2012 — Rachel Scheer

Meet the Science in Action Finalists - Part One

On May 21, the 13 finalists of the $50,000 Scientific American Science in Action award , powered by the Google Science Fair, were announced. In this blog series, we would like to shed light on the students behind the projects.

May 31, 2012 — Rachel Scheer