Science Matters | September 16, 2015

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DigiGirlz is a summer camp program that encourages girls to pursue their interests in STEM fields. It’s been held at the St. Louis Science Center for eight years, and enrollment keeps growing. 
 
A team of British engineers is building a supersonic car designed to reach a speed of a thousand miles per hour.
 
Video game developers have come up with a game that helps children with autism develop social interaction skills.
 
The world of competitive eSports is exploding in popularity, with big money and even big crowds coming to watch professional video game teams compete against each other.
 
Emergency responders are exploring the use of drones to gather vital information during catastrophic events.