Dr. Jyotika Virmani, Schmidt Ocean

Faye Kyzer

The July/August edition of Marine Technology Reporter, the 15th Annual “MTR100”, recognizes Dr. Jyotika Virmani, Schmidt Ocean Institute’s (SOI) first executive director, as an ‘Ocean Influencer.’ 

Virmani defines what it means to be passionate and motivated in the field of marine science and exploration. Her humble start began in her

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New way to study ocean life

Faye Kyzer

Like spirits passing between worlds, billions of invisible beings rise to meet the starlight, then descend into darkness at sunrise. Microscopic plankton’s daily journey between the ocean’s depths and surface holds the key to understanding crucial planetary processes, but has remained largely a mystery until now. A new Stanford-developed rotating

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What tech you need when disaster strikes

Faye Kyzer

This story originally published on August 4.

Florida Keys under tropical storm warning as Laura approaches Gulf of Mexico

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When disaster looms, having the right tech tools can help you get critical information, keep in touch with rescue workers and loved ones – maybe even

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The Download: Tech News for 12/27

Faye Kyzer


  • The Download Photos

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    The MYX Fitness bike is more than just a commercial-grade, Wi-Fi-connected cardio spinning bike.The MYX Fitness bike is more than just a commercial-grade, Wi-Fi-connected cardio spinning bike.
    The MYX Fitness bike is more than just a commercial-grade, Wi-Fi-connected cardio spinning bike.The MYX Fitness bike is more than just a commercial-grade, Wi-Fi-connected cardio spinning bike.

    Here are some of the latest tech items featured in the News 12 series The Download.

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    The coldest computers in the world

    Faye Kyzer

    University of Strathclyde neutral atoms experimentImage copyright
    Jack Hao Yang

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    Scientists can trap atoms with lasers in experiments like this one at the University of Strathclyde

    Imagine the US is under attack. An enemy aircraft, loaded with warheads, is heading towards the coast, dipping in and out of radar. Fighter jets have been

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