By Ed Diokno
Six Asian American students from MIT won a student technology competition by designing and building a device that translates the written word into braille – in just 15 hours.
The tight-knit friends, known as Team … Read more
Engineering students Viet Tran and Seth Robertson have recently invented a fire extinguisher that can put out blazes by using sound waves, according to Time Magazine. What started out as a senior research product has developed into a working device with much practical use.
Tran cited several potential uses for the device, which included … Read more
This may not be a coincidence, according to a story in Think Progress.
The latest to file a case is Tina Huang who is seeking class action status in her discrimination case against Twitter. Huang … Read more
Gender bias against women of color in STEM research is overwhelming, according to a study just released by the University of California’s Hasting College of Law, reports Mashable (photo by US Army Corp of Engineers).
One hundred percent of minority women surveyed report experiencing gender bias versus 93 percent of white women surveyed.
Asian … Read more
A new survey of college graduates from 2008 found Asian American college grads along with blacks are the most likely to be unemployed, reports the Huff Post.
Out of the 17,000 college grads questions, 11.9 percent of the Asian Americans surveyed said they were unemployed followed by 11.8 percent of blacks.
Next are Hispanics … Read more
Being the first Indian American Miss America is a source of pride for her, and a distinction she fully embraces.
But according to a blog in the MedPage, perhaps Nina’s bigger accomplishment is that she is raising the bar of the scholarship pageant.
Davuluri aspires to be a doctor in a … Read more