The skills STEM majors should leave school with

What STEM (and non-STEM) skills do industry insiders suggest for the next wave of workers?


Altruistic robotics: Using tech for public health and safety

Looking for ways that robots are improving our health? Look no further than the factory floor.

Is 3-D printing the key to sustainable manufacturing?

The waste and energy savings of 3-D printing may unlock new environmental benefits across industries.

How makers democratize the manufacturing industry

The maker movement reimagines the concept of the “factory.”

Trump ditches CEO councils — after they ditch him

As the fallout from the president's reaction to the deadly protest in Charlottesville continues, Trump announced that he was disbanding two advisory councils he had formed earlier this year.

Trump’s “Made in America” week is getting roasted for exactly the reason you would think

The White House should have seen this coming from a mile away.

Ford says it would create 700 US jobs even if Donald Trump hadn't been elected president

The Ford announcement is not like the Carrier deal.

Poultry Factory Workers Wear Diapers in "Grim and Dangerous" Conditions, Report Reveals

"Tyson and other leading poultry companies seem to think bathroom breaks are a job perk."

These Photos Show the Inspiring Women Building America Decades After Rosie the Riveter

Meet these "modern-day Rosies."


Science Helps a Dog Run for the Very First Time

Meet the world's first cyborg dog.

5% of People Have Done the Unthinkable During Sex

Talk about killing the mood ...

Which Industries Are Going to Boom in the Next 10 Years? Check This Chart

One industry in particular is the clear winner over the next decade.

This Chart Shows Exactly Why We Never Got Gun Control After Sandy Hook

In a sentence, we were outspent — badly. Isn't it nice living in a democracy?

This Is Our Chance To Redefine What "Made in America" Really Means

Although the return of manufacturing to the mainland will produce benefits for the country as a whole, it is important to ensure the sustainability of the process both for the economy and workers


Bangladesh Building Collapse: Factory Worker Forced to Give Birth While Trapped Under the Rubble

As if the story about a collapse of a factory in Bangladesh that killed 350 couldn't get more horrifying, one of the injured gave birth under the rubble.

Why the U.S. Will Soon See a Jobs Boom — and Why This is Great For Millennials

This wave of innovation in manufacturing may not be the sole answer to the economic slump in the United States, but it can create and retain more jobs here, which is a start.

Walmart May Be Partly to Blame For Bangladesh Fire That Killed 100

A report obtained by Bloomberg says this and other global corporations refused to pay for safety improvements in the country's manufacturing plants.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Uses Publicity Stunt to Smooth Over Chinese Factory Labor Controversy

Labor controversy is a pattern with companies that manufacture abroad — Apple is simply the latest. This is likely a publicity stunt to ensure that Apple has a good public image.

China is Not Responsible for the Decline of U.S. Manufacturing

When China sells goods at lower than market price, it is to the benefit of U.S. manufacturers, retailers, and consumers.