STEM Caribbean

Award-winning Trinbagonian astrophysicist and Stanford University fellow inspires future astrophysicists

Dr. Alexandra Amon is an astrophysicist from the sister islands of Trinidad and Tobago. In June of last year, she won the Michael Penston Prize for the best doctoral thesis in astronomy or astrophysics completed in the United Kingdom during 2018 with her thesis titled, …

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This agri-tech company suggests mechanical pollination may be the solution to global bee population decline

Bees are some of the most important members of the environment. They are responsible for the majority of the pollination that takes place in plants. Without pollination, a large percentage of plants would not be able to reproduce, and consequently, produce fruits and vegetables.    National Geographic published a …

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Hundreds of households to receive low-cost internet connection in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is providing subsidised internet access for EC$10 per month to 680 households for two years. This is the second SMART project, which is being funded by the NTRC’s Universal Service …

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The founder of this Guyanese food delivery company wants to use drones to deliver items

During the past decade, food delivery websites and mobile apps became more popular around the world. In the Caribbean, tech developers and entrepreneurs have created rising food delivery services through websites and mobile apps with promising features. One of these …

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Experts say this robot is the most advanced programmable robot in the world

The Robosen T9 is a highly advanced robot that utilises mobile app or voice control to perform incredible displays of nimble movement and attention-grabbing stunts, the likes of which are unprecedented in the world of robotics. Robosen Robotics, the company responsible for this cutting-edge real-life transformer, showcased it at the New York …

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Various companies and organisations collab on hosting a historic virtual event for Caribbean students

Around the world yesterday, International Girls in ICT Day was celebrated. To mark this day, several companies and organisations collaborated to host a historic virtual event for students, especially girls in the Caribbean. Restore a Sense of I Can (RSC), and Caribbean Girls Hack partnered …

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