Science & Technology

Courtesy LIGO Hanford Observatory

LIGO science center construction nears completion

Completion of the $7.7 million LIGO Exploration Center, called LExC, is on track to be completed by the end of...

Q&A with Douglas Mans

Director, Environmental Molecular Sciences Division and EMSL Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Douglas Mans Employees you oversee: 168 What is the...

STEM jobs have grown, but largely due to health care sector

Growth has been a common refrain in the Tri-Cities over the past decade. Population has climbed, as Benton-Franklin Trends laid...

Science & Technology Briefs – August 2021

Hanford talk focuses on salmon, sturgeon Salmon, sturgeon and more are the topic of the Aug. 25 edition of the...

Doing nothing isn’t an option to protect your small business from cyberattacks

You cannot read the news today without finding another story of a company besieged by a malware infection: their files...

Don’t forget medicine in the next scientific revolutions

I imagine historians looking back at the decades spanning 1990-2020 will describe those years as the most unimpressive of the...
Courtesy Inline Computer & Communications

Richland laptops find new home in Belize

Inline Computer & Communications in Richland recently donated five laptops to Light of the Valley Baptist School in Belize. The...

Energy Northwest selects a new CEO

Robert “Bob” Schuetz Energy Northwest executive Robert “Bob” Schuetz is the new chief executive officer for...
Caleb Knutzen processes a card transaction using the all-in-one BlockChyp payment terminal at Pasco’s Knutzen’s Meats at 6404 W. Court St. Knutzen’s was the first Tri-City company to adopt Kennewick-based BlockChyp’s blockchain-encrypted payment terminal technology, which enables merchants to process all payment types on one terminal. (Photo by Laura Kostad)

BlockChyp payment terminals adapt alongside Tri-City businesses

A Kennewick tech startup is transforming the way businesses process their payment transactions, even as coronavirus shutdowns and restrictions threatened...
BlessedbyKess, a new Tri-City nonprofit, formed to help young adults relieve stress by exploring 13 virtual realities, including other worlds, above, in interactive virtual reality suites. Terry Brown and Annie Ackerman-Brown established the CHILL program in honor of their late son, Kess. (Courtesy BlessedbyKess)

Faith leads to virtual reality encounters to relieve stress, prevent suicide

Terry Brown and his wife, Annie Ackerman-Brown, didn’t develop a business plan or research how they could best help young...

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