NASA, Khan Academy collaborate to bring STEM opportunities to online learners
NASA and Khan Academy, a non-profit educational website, today debuted a series of online tutorials designed to increase student interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. The ...
Study suggest people act fairly due to spite, not altruism
Rockets, robots as Obama hosts science fair
President Barack Obama has high praise for science projects from some high-achieving students, telling them, "this stuff is really cool."
When fairness prevails: Research shows how uncertainty affects behavior
Philosophers and scientists have long puzzled over the origins of fairness. Work by a group of Harvard researchers offers some clues, with the discovery that uncertainty is critical in the concept's development.
Google launches global science fair
Google on Wednesday launched a global science fair by inviting students around the world to present ideas that could change the world and perhaps become the next Ada Lovelace.
Chimpanzees successfully play the 'ultimatum game': Confirmation of apes' sense of fairness
Researchers at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, are the first to show chimpanzees possess a sense of fairness that has previously been attributed as uniquely human. Working with ...
When it comes to food, chimps only think of themselves
A sense of fairness is an important part of human behaviour, yet a research team involving Queen Mary, University of London (UK) found it did not evolve from our closest living relatives.
Growing bones with Lego
A video produced for Google Science Fair shows how researchers at Cambridge making synthetic bone have turned to legendary childrens toy Lego for a helping hand.
New Obama plan to help math, science teacher prep
(AP) -- President Barack Obama called on Tuesday for millions of dollars in new funding to improve math and science education, an effort he said would be crucial to the nation's long-term success.
US girls sweep Google kids science fair
Three US girls won the top prizes in a global science fair launched by Google for their projects on ovarian cancer, grilled chicken and indoor air quality, the Internet giant announced Tuesday.
Google launches global kids science fair
Google on Tuesday launched its first ever global science fair for young people aged 13 to 18, with the grand prize being a trip to the Galapagos Islands and a 50,000-dollar scholarship.
Future offenses cause more intense feelings than past actions, study finds
People feel worse about a transgression that will take place in the future than an identical one that occurred in the past, according to new research from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Psychological research conducted in WEIRD nations may not apply to global populations
A new University of British Columbia study says that an overreliance on research subjects from the U.S. and other Western nations can produce false claims about human psychology and behavior because their psychological tendencies ...
Money changes what we think is fair, research finds
Thinking of rewarding your sales department for a job well done? You might not want to make cash part of the pay-off.