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.
Turns out gender bias even affects the weather. Sort of.
STEM is one of the buzziest acronyms in education, but there’s a lot to all the talk about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. A new study finds some critical shortfalls in the Philadelphia area, but also points to some solutions.
Give your inner mad scientist free reign at the 4th Annual Philadelphia Science Festival.
In Philadelphia, we’ll be celebrating Pi Day in some slightly irrational ways, with many more desserts and circular foods than usual.
The challenges of juggling work and home life are well-known to a lot of us but a study suggests that they are particularly acute in science fields.
Journeys of Invention lets you step inside and take a fascinating look at some of science’s greatest hits.
Move over all of you ancestry-related web sites. Tracking down family history may have just moved beyond old photos, documents and ship registries.
According to researchers at the University of Michigan, sexual frustration could cut down on life expectancy — at least for fruit flies.
Marshalling creativity may be more art than science, especially where a Seattle drawing instructor is concerned.
So much for stubble burn. A new study shows that a man’s facial hair is directly linked to his perceived attractiveness.
Frederick County Dairy Science Extension Agent Stanley Fultz said Monday that the research was done at USDA labs in Beltsville, Md., and Wyndmoor, Pa.
With apologies to comedian Jeff Foxworthy, you might be a Philadelphian if: you say beggle (bagel), wooder (water), tal (towel), beyoodeeful (beautiful), dennis (dentist) or Fit Shtreet (Fifth Street).