We spoke to candidates with science backgrounds from across the political spectrum
Sorting through microfossils at the LaBrea Tar Pits.
500 Women Scientists, and counting, are changing the face of the field
Teens may be works in progress, but they help society evolve.
How the presidential candidates get science wrong
According to Ellen Futter, President of the American Museum of Natural History
SparkFun's annual autonomous vehicle competition pushes the limits of cheap tech
Google's education wing has devised school lesson plans based on the movie.
How a mild-mannered children's celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.
A new universal packing density for things made of small, rigid particles
Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked
A look at school lunch data
We talked with judges from two of the world's most prestigious science fairs to get some tips on how to put together a great project and have an even better time.
An Obama Administration act will phase in some school meal changes this year and next.
Welcome to market-based compensation.
Think of the children! Or at least the medical students—and their future patients.
This 10,000-rpm, no-pulse artificial heart doesn't resemble an organic heart--and might be all the better for it
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
Ten students who are improving MRIs, cancer treatments and human-robot interaction--between classes, of course
Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
The creator of the Segway is one of the most successful and admired inventors in the world. He leads a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to making things that better mankind. But he's not done
Worst Science Jobs II: Number 13
Behind the scenes in the race to develop a military vehicle that can drive itself.