In a landmark study that researched the origins of bird species, evolutionary biologists have made discoveries about the age of birds, and the genomic relationships among modern birds.
K-12 & Education
It's a competitive world in which science, technology, mathematics and engineering impact our economy, health, societal well-being and policy. Scientists, engineers and educators provide the ideas and knowledge base for U.S. leadership in science and engineering. Learning how people learn, while also supporting the very best ideas and students are also essential goals in today's changing world.
In this week's episode we discover a new genetic toolkit for achieving increased plant production, explore what our brain is doing when we read, discover ways of making a more reliable prosthesis, and, finally, we learn how researchers are working to better forecast the size of future earthquakes and tsunamis. Check it out!
Computer science teachers from across the country tell you what excites them about teaching computer science.
Real-world STEM adventures inspire millions of girls through the power of media.
Scientists successfully test an unmanned underwater vehicle beneath Antarctic sea ice.
This is a physically accurate gravitational lensing visualization of the last few orbits of a binary black hole merger. The camera is above the orbital plane of the merger, looking down.
Local climatic changes impact algae living inside the sea ice, which may drastically affect near shore arctic marine food webs
NSF-funded paleontologists discover fossil of groundhog-like mammal on Madagascar.
In this video, University of Florida professor Tim Martin explains his work in the woods.
"Exploring Computer Science" boosts female student participation in L.A. school district to double the national average
In this episode we explore an iPad app that makes learning weather fun.
Seeing words two and three at a time improves focus, helps with comprehension
Martha Monroe, a professor and extension specialist at the University of Florida, talks about her career in environmental education and learning about and providing tools for educators to successfully engage and teach students.
Slow motion video shows how the mechanical digital-to-analogue converter of IBM's revolutionary "golf ball" typewriter works
The Summer Systematics Institute addresses critical issues such as, world-wide threats to biodiversity, the origins and diversification of life, phylogenetic systematics and evolutionary biology, which have become critical components of undergraduate education.
Preschoolers can be smarter than college students at figuring out how unusual toys and gadgets work
Media project teaches young people to investigate science stories as reporters, develop apps as programmers
What makes a superhero a superhero? Learn about how some real-life superheroes at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering are using their special powers to save people and make their lives better everyday.