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Reeny- Great Scott!!!

Where we're going, we don't need roads!
 

Before experiencing it myself, I thought invention was all about creativity. Why not? It’s definitely a huge part of it—thinking of new, unheard of ways to tackle a common problem. But, again, things aren’t always what they first appear to be. Invention, in practice, is the result of a lot of creativity paired with a TON of knowledge about both the problem itself and the science that makes up your solution. Read more

Reeny- A Recipe for Innovation

As I struggled through a mental tug-of-war between my final three ideas, Dr. Moran suggested some questions I should ask myself.  Not technical or engineering questions. Questions about the world around me. She told me to ask "why?"  I realized that it is IMPOSSIBLE to just take each issue at face-value. Each problem has its own set of causes, puzzling together into an issue that's more complex every time you look at it! It's like a cake--there are lots and lots of ingredients that go into the cake, but you REALLY have to know your stuff--observe, ask "why"--to become familiar with the whole recipe. Read more

Reeny- Weather Update: BrainStorms Rolling In—Crazy Hair Days Ahead!!!

The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination. --Albert Einstein

Good thing that Mr. Einstein and I agree on that one!  Because I think imagination is gonna be the key to developing my innovat Read more

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Reeny- "Operator, dial 3M for Science"

On the phone with Dr. Moran!!!On the phone with Dr. Moran!!!

My mentor is the COOLEST!!! Last night for the first time, I talked on the phone with her--she's a crazy-smart scientist and fellow fashionista! Read more

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