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AWE alumna’s app expands mental health care access

Lynia Huang created an app that uses artificial intelligence to help users diagnose and treat depression. Read more about her innovation.
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Scientists in Africa working to end hunger

Meet four scientists in Africa involved in Feed the Future programs who are breaking barriers and sharing their discoveries to end hunger.
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Artemis launch prepares for future moon missions

NASA's Artemis I mission will test the Orion spacecraft in advance of future flights that will carry humans back to the moon.
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Young innovators aim to boost global development

Meet some of the young scientists whose innovations may help USAID tackle development challenges around the world.
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Meet the watchdogs guarding internet access

When authoritarian regimes block the internet, these organizations expose the restrictions against free expression.
Back of man in hard hat and IAEA vest facing retaining wall (© Koji Sasahara/AP Images)

What is the International Atomic Energy Agency?

Learn more about the global agency that promotes safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear technologies around the world.
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MacArthur Foundation celebrates ‘exceptional creativity’

The MacArthur Foundation honored 25 individuals in 2022 for their creativity in fields such as math, science and music. Meet three of them.
Nicole Aunapu Mann in flight suit in training cockpit (© SpaceX/NASA)

Trailblazer Nicole Aunapu Mann to lead team to space station

She grew up among members of the Round Valley Indian Tribes. Her love of math and science may place her among the first women on the moon.
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She proved signing is more than translating spoken words

Ursula Bellugi, an American neurobiologist, altered how sign languages are perceived worldwide. Learn about her groundbreaking discoveries.