'Dressed' laser aimed at clouds may be key to inducing rain, lightning
The adage "Everyone complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it," may one day be obsolete if researchers at the University of Central Florida's College of Optics & Photonics and the University ...
Kickstarter project Deltaprintr offers cheap easy to use 3D printer
Mathematician devises a means for tying impact of teaching quality to pupil's future earnings
A strategy that narrows academic achievement gap by 63 percent
Americans don't like to talk about social class. But new research from Northwestern and Stanford universities suggests that, at least in college and university settings, they should do just that.
'Super Wi-Fi' heading for US campuses
So-called "Super Wi-Fi," a new kind of wireless broadband, got a boost Thursday with the announcement that the technology would become available to hundreds of US colleges and universities.
For men in pink-collar jobs, a tradeoff: Lower pay, more job security
Is a man without a four-year college degree better off trying to land a well-paying but insecure job in traditionally male fields such as manufacturing or construction, or should he consider lower-paying but steadier employment ...
Study shows so-called cougars, sugar daddies more myth than reality
Despite the popular image of the rich older man or woman supporting an attractive younger spouse, a new study shows those married to younger or older mates have on average lower earnings, lower cognitive abilities, are less ...
ESF scientist rediscovers long-lost giant fish from Amazon
(Phys.org) —A professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) has put aside nearly a century and a half of conventional wisdom with the rediscovery of a species of giant Amazonian ...
LinkedIn expands for high school students, universities
Hoping to attract younger users, career-oriented social network LinkedIn announced Monday that it's adding a feature for universities to promote themselves and will allow students as young as 14 to open accounts.
Cheating students more likely to want government jobs, study finds
College students who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs, researchers from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania found in a study of hundreds of students in Bangalore, India.
Love connection: Researchers develop algorithm for recommending online dating prospects
University of Iowa researchers may have come up with the right matchmaking formula for online dating sites: Pair people according to their past interests and online mating success, rather than who they say they're interested ...
Practices to boost community college student completion rates identified in report
A new report from The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement (CCCSE) reveals a positive relationship between community colleges' implementation of several "high impact" practices—like ...
18th century brewery remains found at Va. college
College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it.
OpenStax developing textbooks that deliver personalized lessons
Rice University-based nonprofit OpenStax, which has already provided free textbooks to hundreds of thousands of college students, today announced a $9 million effort to develop free, digital textbooks capable ...