Innovation

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Get Cultured: A Look Inside Tennessee’s Fermentation Revolution

By Lee Rennick Humans have been fermenting foods for over 30,000 years. But interest in fermented foods is growing as the farm-to-table and maker movements are getting more people to ask where their food comes from. One person who has done the

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Reclaimed Brownfields Are Helping Turn Nashville Green

By Lee Rennick Music City Center changed the face of downtown Nashville, but it also converted land that had been filled with old industrial buildings and warehouses that were unusable because they contained large swaths of chemical contaminants.

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One Man, One Garage and the Spirit of 3D Printing

By Justin Stokes To a man in his garage, the possibilities for creation are only limited to what he can weld, cut, rig, glue, build, and reconfigure. And if that man is savvy enough, he can launch a business from underneath those sliding doors.

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Rebuild Your Perspective at the Nashville Mini Maker Faire

By Justin Stokes People saying that “America doesn’t make anything anymore” clearly haven’t heard of the Maker Movement filling Pinterest and Etsy with eye-candy and Christmas ideas for this holiday season.   And for just a glorious little

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MTSU Could Be on the Brink of Medical Research Breakthrough…Thanks to China

By Lee Rennick Middle Tennessee State University took a giant step forward towards becoming a significant research center with the building of their new facilities for the School of Basic and Applied Science and with the creation of the Tennessee

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