AeroTestra has a fully waterproof UAV with 20 minutes of flight time. They’ve instrumented it with water quality sensors and measured local bodies of water for salinity.
TechGyrls is a collaboration of the YWCA of Silicon Valley, Intel and TechShop to create an after-school program just for 5-14 year old girls.
GIGAmacro sells a gigapixel macro imaging rig for a few thousand dollars. They put a DSLR camera on a 3-axis gantry rig the size of a Shopbot Buddy then take hundreds of photos, merging them into a single wide depth of field image using Zerene and AutoPano. This is very much like Google’s Art Project scans of famous paintings, but with more Z-axis capacity. So it’s a sort of combination large flatbed scanner and microscope.
This 70 pound 3d-printed vehicle is really quite impressive in person. This isn’t just a cookie-cutter RC car sled: