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Question Your World: Who Is One of Virginia's Brain Experts?

2015 represents the 30th Year that Outstanding Scientists in Virginia have been recognized by the Governor and the Science Museum. During this period, world renowned men and women have changed the world through their research efforts exploring technology, nature, the vastness of the universe, and some have taken a closer look at the world within us.

VTIP: Your Top Tip for Summer Tech Internships

Are you a high school junior or senior? Planning on a career in tech? In need of a summer opportunity to jazz up your skill set? The Virginia Technology Internship Program (VTIP) is the answer! Apply by April 3rd to be considered for this top-notch internship matching program. VTIP will connect the best and brightest high school interns with local technology leaders for a minimum of 8 weeks for 20 hours per week at $10/hr. Sweet deal, right?

Question Your World: Are Scientists Looking at New Ways to Treat Cancer?

Abnormal cellular growth has caused one of the largest medical issues to ever face humanity, cancer. Throughout recorded history there have been documented cases of this disease in literature, stories, paintings, and fossilized in bones. Hundreds of thousands of humanity have brought us to where we are today. Are scientists looking at new ways to treat cancer? Listen to this Question Your World radio report produced by the Science Museum of Virginia to find out.

Question Your World: What is the Solar Impulse 2 All About?

The global energy dialogue is a very important one. As the population grows at a faster and faster rate we rely more and more on the limited resources here on Earth. While many go on TV or online video-casts talking about the powers of green energy, others are taking the message to the streets, all over the world. The latest example of that is a potential world record breaker that will circumnavigate the globe to spread the word about renewable energy resources. So, what exactly is the Solar Impulse 2 all about?

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