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Meet the CEO of General Motors

Did you know that women make up just 25 percent of STEM professionals? One of these women is Mary Barra, the first female CEO of General Motors. Up next, she explains her road to the top and why more students should pursue an engineering degree.

A shoe is helping stroke victims relearn how to walk

Many stroke victims have trouble walking due to an uneven gait and physical therapy often requires expensive and cumbersome equipment. Now, a mechanical engineer with a passion for helping people and a dedicated physical therapist have teamed up to develop a device that’s much easier to use.

What’s next for driverless cars?

Engineers at the Southwest Research Institute in San Antonio, Texas have been developing autonomous vehicle technology for more than a decade. We take you inside the lab to see how the technology behind driverless cars has evolved.