News tagged with scientific research

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $3B to end disease

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a goal that's even more ambitious than connecting the entire world to the internet: He and his wife want to help eradicate all disease by the end of this century.

dateSep 21, 2016 in Business
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Explainer: What is microgravity?

It's easy to assume that astronauts float in space because they are far away from the Earth's gravitational force. But look at the moon. It is much further away than the International Space Station, yet it orbits around the ...

dateApr 27, 2016 in Space Exploration
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A new twist on educational testing

The two UC Santa Barbara students, Tiffini Gillespie and Ricquel Santos, stood in front of their classmates and pitched their idea for a slick new app. They'd identified a need, done their marketing research, surveyed potential ...

dateMar 25, 2016 in Social Sciences
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