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News Roundup – June 6, 2018

By Innovate Pasadena Staff — June 6, 2018

The latest in Pasadena design, technology, science, and innovation community news.

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Interview with Jay Goss, WaveMaker Three-Sixty Health

Pasadena-based WaveMaker Three-Sixty Healthcare announced a new healthcare focused venture capital fund worth $25M. Read More

Femineer Program Engages Participants in Highly Creative STEM Projects

47 South Pasadena High School students attended the Femineer Summit at Cal Poly Pomona, the culmination of a semester of creative robotics and wearable technology projects. Read More


ArtCenter Designers Dominate ICFF Studio 2018 Competition at New York Design Week

Eight ArtCenter educated designers, six current students and two recent graduates, were named 2018 ICFF Studio Finalists, the most prestigious competition in the design industry. Read More


NASA Invested in Cracking Earth’s Carbon Puzzle

The agency is a trailblazer in using space-based and airborne sensors to observe and quantify carbon in the atmosphere and throughout the land and ocean, working with many U.S. and international partners. Read More

Dawn Mission: New Orbit, New Opportunities

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is maneuvering to its lowest-ever orbit for a close-up examination of the inner solar system's only dwarf planet. Read More

Mars Curiosity’s Labs Are Back in Action

NASA's Curiosity rover is analyzing drilled samples on Mars in one of its onboard labs for the first time in more than a year. Read More

Collisions of Dead Stars Spray Heavy Elements Throughout Small Galaxies

Caltech scientists have found, for the first time, that merging pairs of neutron stars—the burnt-out cores of stars that have exploded—create the majority of heavy elements in small "dwarf" galaxies. Heavy elements, such as silver and gold, are key for planet formation and even life itself. Read More


Protomer Technologies Takes Top Prize in 2018 Diabetes Innovation Challenge

Protomer Technologies of Pasadena, CA, will receive $50,000 in cash and up to $150,000 of in-kind support as the winner of the 2018 Diabetes Innovation Challenge. Read More

Local Company Makes NASA’s List

Pasadena-based Honeybee Robotics Spacecraft Mechanisms Corporation is one of 10 companies selected by NASA recently to conduct studies and advance technologies to collect, process and use space-based resources for missions to the Moon and Mars. Read More

Hackaday Prizes Will Reward Innovation That “Builds Hope by Building Something That Matters”

Hackaday, the tech innovation website owned by Pasadena-based Supplyframe Inc., has launched the Power Harvesting Challenge of the 2018 Hackaday Prize engineering initiative, which is challenging engineers, makers, and designers to “build hope by building something that matters.” Read More

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