News tagged with academic science

Many top US scientists wish they had more children

Nearly half of all women scientists and one-quarter of male scientists at the nation's top research universities said their career has kept them from having as many children as they had wanted, according to a new study by ...

Aug 08, 2011
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'We need to see ahead'

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano emphasized the importance of science and technology research as a means of keeping the nation safe in an address at MIT on Monday, while outlining a series ...

Mar 15, 2011
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The recession hits science

The lagging economy is hurting Massachusetts' vaunted life-sciences industry, and might especially hinder the development of new drugs, according to a report released today by MIT researchers.

Jan 08, 2010
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Teaching science: Is discovery better than telling?

Western Michigan University researchers have discovered that in the academic debate over whether young science students learn more through experimenting or direct instruction, there's little difference.

Feb 16, 2009
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