U.S. high schools haven't shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the Iowa-based nonprofit group that administers the ACT college entrance exam.
Women lag behind men in the lucrative computer science and technology industries, and one of the possible contributors to this disparity is that they're less likely to enroll in introductory computer science courses.
New research has revealed that having mentally healthy friends can help someone recover from depression or even remain mentally healthy in the first place.
From cleaning supplies to pharmaceuticals, surfactants are the compounds that make your soap bubbly, your paint spread smoothly and your medication dissolve more easily. Surfactants can be found everywhere because of their ...
Some 15 percent of American adults are not using the Internet—a figure which has not changed over the past two years, researchers said Tuesday.
High school students who take part in pre-college programs that focus on science are much more likely to pursue higher education and, eventually, careers in science, technology, engineering and medicine - the STEM disciplines.
We have all been flummoxed by some kind of math problem, staring blankly at the instructions, muttering "It's all Greek to me."
A new study that is the first to use Social Security Administration's personal income tax data tracking the same individuals over 20 years to measure individual lifetime earnings has confirmed significant long-term economic ...
Three high school students were going to get the science lesson of a lifetime by flying their experiment in space.
The percentage of Americans using the Internet has remained unchanged for the past three years, with older and low-income people making slow progress getting online, a study showed Friday.