Tue., October 22, 2013 1:37pm
There are far too few black students in science, math and technology programs, according to a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Cardinal Warde spoke Tuesday to a group of students at Fort Valley State University, a historically black college in middle Georgia. Warde, an MIT engineering professor, said black students lag behind others in science, technology, engineering and math programs also known as STEM education.
Thu., October 18, 2012 2:00am
Fisheries managers now have a manual for fighting an ecological disaster in the Atlantic Ocean. The invasive lionfish has taken hold on the East Coast and threatens to kill commercially important fish like grouper and snapper.
Wed., October 17, 2012 2:45pm
New research suggests that by the time an Alzheimer's patient is diagnosed, many key neurons are already dead. Neuroscientists say it's possible that several recent trials of drugs for Alzheimer's have failed because the drugs were given after symptoms had already started to appear.
Wed., October 17, 2012 7:00am
Its nearest relatives animals who lived before the great dinosaurs are all extinct now. The tuatara is the only one of its order to make it through that giant asteroid, the ice ages, volcanoes, changes in sea levels, humans. And now, after 230 million years hunting insects in the forest, this little guy is in trouble.
Wed., October 17, 2012 4:30am
For years, Google has kept mostly silent about the technology that has made it one of the leaders in cloud computing. Now, for the first time, Google has opened the doors of its data centers to the outside.
Tue., October 16, 2012 3:30pm
The probe into how patients who were given steroid shots apparently contracted meningitis now includes criminal investigators. At least 15 deaths have been linked to the outbreak.