African-American students remain underrepresented in physical science and engineering disciplines, according to a new report from the American Institute of Physics (AIP) Statistical Research Center (SRC).
A new research study from Indiana University supports the commonly held view that people from disadvantaged groups are using the Internet to broaden their social networks.
A proof-of-concept study finds that it is possible to identify an individual's ancestral background based on his or her fingerprint characteristics – a discovery with significant applications for law enforcement and anthropological ...
Are black voters more likely to vote for black candidates, regardless of political party affiliation?
A new poll finds African-American millennials say they are just as engaged in getting news online as their white counterparts, further debunking a long-held belief that people of color are at risk of being left behind technologically.
Negative stereotypes can work in subtle but powerful ways to sap confidence in the classroom. Girls and minorities may fear that a bad grade will confirm negative stereotypes about their intelligence, creating added stress ...
Comparisons can be risky, but not impossible.
A recent University of Houston (UH) study suggests that long-term exposure to news may negatively influence racial bias towards social groups.
Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course.
The number of research doctorate degrees awarded by U.S. institutions in 2013 grew by 3.5 percent over the previous year, a single-year increase that has only been exceeded twice in the past two decades, according to a new ...