Bill Shorten's recent announcement that, if elected, a Labor Government would "ensure that computer coding is taught in every primary and secondary school in Australia" has brought attention to an increasing world trend.
Last summer, MIT researchers published a paper describing an algorithm that can recover intelligible speech from the analysis of the minute vibrations of objects in video captured through soundproof glass.
An Australian museum has defended an artist who suggested that teenagers be given marijuana to unlock their potential, describing the proposal as "brave and creative".
The Ganges River basin of eastern India is some of the most fertile farmland in the world. With shallow groundwater and rich soil, the area is instrumental in India's agricultural ecosystem. However, all is not well for the ...
Banning cellphones in schools reaps the same benefits as extending the school year by five days, according to a study co-authored by an economist at The University of Texas at Austin.
A report released last year estimates that nearly half of the nation's new teachers quit within five years, a rate of attrition that costs the United States over US$2 billion annually.
Improving the legal status of our country's newest arrivals is not only humane but smart, says sociologist
Immigration is a hot topic again, as Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton recently announced she would support President Barack Obama's efforts to extend the work permits of young undocumented immigrants and ...
As an undergraduate student of geology I had become fascinated by palaeontology—in particular the study of marine vertebrate fossils from the Cretaceous period (145-66 million years ago).
Deaf education lecturers at The University of Manchester are using the Swivl robot in school classrooms in a UK first for teacher training.
Education reform policies that penalize struggling schools for poor standardized test scores may hinder—not improve—students' college readiness, if a school's instructional focus becomes improving its test scores, suggests ...