Science

Photo Credit Thinkstock

For The Love Of Science

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.

09/22/2014

Photo Credit Thinkstock

At The Frontiers Of Science

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.

09/15/2014

Photo Credit Thinkstock

STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

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.

08/27/2014

Surface water can be pushed deep into the planet's mantle and get trapped inside rare minerals. (Photo: NASA/Getty Images)

Researchers Find Hidden Ocean Locked Up Deep Beneath The Earth

Findings could help scientists better understand Earth’s water cycle.

06/12/2014

Screen grab of a decoy spider constructed out of leaves by a suspected new species of arachnid. (Credit: blog.perunature.com)

Possible New Species Of Spider Builds Larger Spider Decoys

In Peru, a Los-Angeles-based researcher and entomologist may have discovered a new species of spider that takes survival to a new level – by using immediately available resources to construct decoys of larger spiders.

12/19/2012

File photo of a Christmas tree in an aquarium. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Aquarium Lights Christmas Tree Using Electric Eels

Electric eels are helping to light up holiday decorations at a local aquarium.

12/05/2012

This artist's impression released 19 February, 2004 by the European Space Agency (ESA) illustrates the tremendous gravitational pull of a giant black hole (dark circle lower-R) on a passing star(R) (Photo credit: ESA/AFP/Getty Images)

Univ. Of Utah Wins $1 Million To Study Cosmic Rays

Scientists at the University of Utah have been awarded $1 million to study the high-energy cosmic rays hurtling toward Earth.

09/26/2012

Screen grab of a woman smelling a shirt at a pheromone party. (Credit: pheromoneparties.com)

Pheromone Parties: A Scientific New Way For Singles To Mingle

Summer flings are likely in full swing for many in the dating world as the year’s hottest month draws to a close. But for those still looking for love, there is hope, in the form of a new dating phenomenon – pheromone parties.

07/30/2012

Science-Experiments_

Nevada Students Selected To Attend National Science Camp

Two Nevada high school seniors will spend a month this summer learning from some of the brightest minds in the nation.

04/25/2012

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,057 other followers