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Black & Veatch Accelerates Clean Energy and Stem Learning Through Operation Breakthrough Solar Deployment

Global infrastructure leader is among a consortium of local companies to implement new Ignition Lab
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., December 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – With the search for clean energy solutions a major focus of STEM education programs, Black & Veatch has teamed with local Kansas City-based organizations to fund and complete a new solar canopy installation at Operation Breakthrough’s new Ignition Lab. The Ignition Lab will help inspire the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) students, advance clean energy and provide onsite zero-carbon solar generation.

Early Cancer Detection for Dogs Is Here

San Diego-based molecular diagnostics company PetDx wants to help your four-legged friend
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In early 2019, Daniel Grosu found himself dealing with compounding personal crises: he had relocated his parents, who were both recently diagnosed with cancer, from Arizona so they could receive care at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Then, in April, his beloved dog, Poppy, received an equally devastating diagnosis: she had advanced pancreatic cancer. Poppy, an 8-pound, mixed-breed rescue, had a long life ahead of her—she was only four. But her disease progressed quickly.

Middle-Mile Infrastructure Development Will Expand Internet Connectivity

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Few people think about the journey their data takes to and from their devices. But the potential pathways for data—i.e., available broadband infrastructure—play a large role in deciding who has access to internet connectivity and who doesn’t. In some cases, communities lack the ability to connect to the internet at all. Others lack high-speed internet, while some are limited by affordability or service monopolies.

abillTy Cisco Academy Graduates Solve IT Issues for New York City's Department of Social Services

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By Sarah Hurd

Meeting basic needs under normal circumstances can be challenging. Add a global pandemic, and the complexities skyrocket. Now, imagine you also have a financial hardship (lose a job or have costly medical bills) or a disability, and it can be overwhelming. Thankfully, there are social service organizations that provide a priceless safety net.

Kirk Taylor Is the Featured Guest on AgriNovus Indiana's Ag+Bio+Science Podcast

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FISHERS, Ind., December 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Land Betterment Corporation (“Land Betterment” or the “Company”), an environmental solutions company fostering positive impact through upcycling former coal mining and industrial sites to create sustainable community development and job creation, is excited to share AgriNovus Indiana’s Ag+Bio+Science podcast #151 featuring Kirk Taylor, Land Betterment’s Cofounder and President.

Black & Veatch's Nutrient Removal Project Stands Up to Record California Wet-Weather Event

New biological nutrient removal facilities in Sacramento handled epic rainfall, driving enhanced resilience in wastewater, wet-weather treatment
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. , December 6, 2021 / 3BL Media/– When the combination of two weather phenomena – a bomb cyclone and atmospheric river – inundated Northern California with record-breaking rainfall in October, Sacramento’s recently completed biological nutrient removal (BNR) facility did more than just weather the storm: it flexed its muscle in keeping the Sacramento River, and subsequently the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, clean.

Qualcomm Education-as-a-service: Transforming the Digital and Hybrid Classroom and Campus Experience

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We’re in the midst of an educational revolution. Many schools and universities are shifting from traditional classrooms to a combination of remote study and hybrid learning. Qualcomm Technologies’ customized Education-as-a-Service (EaaS) IoT platform offers educators a new way of thinking about the role technology can play not only in the classroom but on campuses too.

How to Tell Scammers to Take a Hike This Holiday Season

Research shows the holidays are a particularly ripe time for phone scams. T‑Mobile’s free Scam Shield app can help protect you this season.
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In October, a hiker was late returning to his car in the Colorado Rockies. Fearing he was lost, search and rescue tried calling him… repeatedly. And after multiple unanswered calls, teams were deployed across the mountain to seek out and save the lost hiker.

Except he wasn’t lost. And he had cell reception the whole time.

Cisco to Award $1M USD to #TechForGood Startups and Entrepreneurs Addressing Social Issues and Climate Change

By Tae Yoo
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Today, I am proud to announce that the sixth-annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is now accepting applications.

One of Cisco’s signature Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs, the Challenge will award $1 million in cash prizes to early-stage tech entrepreneurs who are addressing some of our toughest social and environmental problems.

Virent's Bio-Based Fuel Used in Historic Commercial Passenger Flight Using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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MADISON, Wis., December 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Virent contributed to an aviation industry first, as United Airlines flew an aircraft full of passengers using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in one engine and petroleum-based jet fuel in the other. Virent, a Marathon Petroleum Corp. subsidiary, used its BioForm® process to produce synthesized aromatic kerosene (SAK) – a critical component that made the 100% SAF possible.

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