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Computer science jobs pay well and are growing fast. Why are...

Tamara Pearson, Spelman College When it comes to the digital divide, often the focus is on how lack of internet service and basic technology will...

Curved origami offers a creative route to making robots and other...

Hanqing Jiang, Arizona State University and Zirui Zhai, Arizona State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea Building robotic...

Women have disrupted research on bird song, and their findings show...

Kevin Omland, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Evangeline Rose, University of Maryland, and Karan Odom, Cornell University Americans often idealize scientists as unbiased, objective observers....

Teaching kids how to make guitars can get them hooked on...

Mark French, Purdue University The Research Brief is a short take on interesting academic work. The Big Idea: I’m part of a team of professors and high...

Why I’m teaching kids science through the sport of rowing

Elizabeth A. Barton, Wayne State University I didn’t know what the world looked like at 5:00 a.m. until my son began rowing for the Detroit...

At these colleges, students begin serious research their first year

Nancy Stamp, Binghamton University, State University of New York Rat brains to understand Parkinson’s disease. Drones to detect plastic landmines. Social media to predict acts...

What Amazon’s decision to retrain a third of its employees means...

Scott F. Latham, University of Massachusetts Lowell Amazon’s announcement that it will invest US$700 million to retrain 100,000 employees – a third of its U.S....

Flying colors: Researcher reveals hidden world through the eyes of butterflies

Adriana Briscoe, University of California, Irvine An award-winning scientist and professor of evolutionary biology, Adriana Briscoe studies the evolution of vision in butterflies and how...

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When Supreme Court justices defy expectations

Alison Dundes Renteln, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled in the important and...