Learn to make "Hot Maple Ice Cream" with Professional Chef Kevin Carroll

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Professional Chef Kevin Carroll from Cookology Recreational Culinary School demonstrates how to make Hot Maple Ice Cream at the Change the World: Science and Engineering Careers Fair at the Dulles Town Center in Virginia. Watch this video to find out how to make this intriguing desert and learn some molecular gastronomy cooking techniques!

Change the World: Science and Engineering Careers Fair

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For two days in September, Congressman Frank Wolf and the National Science Foundation (NSF) hosted a fair at the Dulles Town Center in Virginia that inspired young people to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Scientists, engineers and tech companies set up exciting, interactive, educational exhibits and activities that highlighted their fascinating NSF funded research. Guests could also enjoy a variety of fun science and engineering-related...

Researching how musical training affects older adults' speech perception in a noisy environment

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Playing a musical instrument can do wonders for our brain. But how does it affect our hearing later on in life? Dr. Nina Kraus of Northwestern University is studying just that.

Perception of Danger in Tornado Alley

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Could lightening really strike twice? It often does in Tornado Alley, where storms wreak havoc and crush entire communities in minutes. But do people see it that way? After the 2006 Iowa City tornado, psychologist Jerry Suls and colleagues at the University of Iowa explored how Iowa City's residents perceived the risk of being hit by tornadoes in the future—perceptions that could have implications for disaster preparedness and response. Credit: Produced by Amina Khan, National Science...

Our Built Environment: It Takes Energy

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Can we rethink the way buildings use energy? John Ochsendorf, an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture at MIT, is working with his students to change the way buildings are made and how they consume energy.

NEON at a Glance

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NEON, the National Ecological Observatory Network, will be a revolutionary way to study long term ecological trends in the United States.

Electrical Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What's it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What do they really do all day? You're about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. Yael Mcguire has so much fun at work, he doesn't want to stop. Find out what it's like to be an electrical engineer.

Biochemist - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What's it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What do they really do all day? You're about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. Roselle Rojas shows us some of the latest biochemistry projects taking place at Gatorade's Sport Science Institute and what her typical day is like inside and outside the lab.

Biophysical Chemist - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What's it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What do they really do all day? You're about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. Rommie Amaro tells us what it's like to be a biophysical chemist.

Mechanical Engineer - Profiles of Scientists and Engineers

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What's it really like to be an engineer or a scientist? What do they really do all day? You're about to find out! Meet the next generation of engineers and scientists in these profiles of young professionals, who may just inspire you to join them. Nate Ball pushes technology to its limits. Find out what it's like to be a mechanical engineer.