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Wrapping up our first phase of pilot testing

Thank you so much to Lisa Kniffin, Laura Murawski, Louisa Sorriento, Jeannine Bechand, and Colleen Reilly for helping to test the Playscope this fall! Thank you as well to their school districts: Bethlehem, Cohoes, Averill Park, and Galway. We’ve learned a great deal from working with you, your districts and…

Introducing the Playscope (Video)

We put together this brief video to give you an overview of the Playscope project. Take a look and let us know what you think!

Albany Business Review Visit

We were excited to share our progress with the Playscope with the Albany Business Review. We’re thankful that they were able to stop by and you can read their full article here!

miSci’s Science Festival a resounding success!

To those of us who joined us at miSci’s Science Festival, thank you and we hope you enjoyed trying out virtual reality with the Vive, our Playscope project, as well as a sneak peek at some of our other projects as well! Here’s a few photos from both days that…

Playcrafting Halloween Expo

We had a great time in NYC on Saturday 10/29 at Playcrafting NYC’s TRICK OR PLAY: Halloween Expo! We had a great reception to showing off two of our current projects: Playscope an Augmented Reality STEM activity where you get to play with real-life Euglena on your mobile device; and The Three Little Pigs VR, and…

Why use the Playscope?

Early in my career, I was given the opportunity to work under the mentorship of an expert in the field of cellular motility. My research focused on understanding the impact surface tension had on cellular differentiation and how tumorigenic cells can manipulate force-sensing surface molecules to aid in metastasis. I…