President Obama has been encouraging high school students to major in engineering, science, or math. Now, a group of minority tech professionals has decided to take that one step further by giving weekend lessons to the next generation.
Many leaders, including Bill Gates, have warned that America is at risk of losing high-tech dominance if we don’t do a better job of teaching Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, sometimes called STEM.
Liz Kelley spoke to Ukee about the science behind air and movement in honor of the Philadelphia Science Festival.
You may remember the mitochondria was called the power-pack of the cell, providing energy. But, it could also help to cause a decline in muscle mass, hearing loss, and other aspects of aging.
The top teams advance to the state competition next month.
Poets, songwriters and playwrights have all had their say about love, so why not a science writer?
If you have a college age student with an undeclared major, you may want to steer them into astronomy.
The research arm of the Hepatitis B Foundation in Bucks County is on the receiving end of one of the world’s largest natural products libraries thanks to a donation from pharma giant Merck.
The Philadelphia Science Festival officially kicks off tonight with the official naming of its specially brewed Belgian ale. A huge carnival on the Parkway Saturday and events, mostly free, celebrating science for the next 14 days.
A prominent Philadelphia scientist, who won the Nobel Prize for his discovery of the Hepatitis B virus, has died. Dr. Barry Blumberg suffered a heart attack after giving a speech at a NASA conference in California.
Tuesday is judging day for Philadelphia’s 32nd annual citywide Carver Science Fair.
An article in the journal Science reports that students who read a passage, then took a test asking them to recall the information, retained 50% more a week later than those who used two other methods.
There’s a science-deficit among America’s young and one man’s cure comes packed in a potato chip bag.
by KYW’s Karin Phillips Kids all over Bucks County are spending the week at Camp Invention, camps set up to teach kids how practical and fun science can be.
by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman Millions have focused on the World Cup in Africa this month, but not students at Carnegie Mellon University. They’re heading to Singapore for a different international soccer competition — RoboCup […]