The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
A new charter school for girls in St. Louis will focus on math, engineering and technology while trying to close the gender gap in the male-dominated hard sciences.
Federal officials are proposing lifting restrictions on the use of some genetically modified seeds.
Dr. Susan Farr found mice, when given enhanced extracts made from spearmint and rosemary, were able to improve their memory and learning.
“For Heaven’s sake, don’t put stuff on social media that you don’t want to live forever.”
In one part of the world, bat populations are thriving due to the fact that they perform oral sex on one another – a behavior widely thought to be almost exclusively human in nature.
A Missouri incentive fund for science and technology businesses has been quashed before it could get started, as the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that lawmakers had illegally linked its existence to an unrelated economic development proposal.
The moon was born out of a giant collision between a body the size of Mars and the Earth, researchers say.