(PhysOrg.com) -- What causes a balloon to stick to a sweater? How do microwaves heat coffee? How is electricity generated from a bar magnet?
Research by Jaekyung Lee, PhD, professor of counseling, school and educational psychology at the University at Buffalo, is helping to expose failures in America's controversial test-driven educational policies.
Teachers from school districts in north Louisiana are helping to advance the frontiers of science by conducting research with faculty from Louisiana Tech University's College of Engineering and Science and using supercomputers ...
It's time for the United States to consider establishing higher standards for math teachers if the nation is going to break its "vicious cycle" of mediocrity, a Michigan State University education scholar argues in Science ...
Simple, ingenious way to create lab-on-a-chip devices could become a model for teaching and research
With little more than a conventional photocopier and transparency film, anyone can build a functional microfluidic chip.
Five million students will return to Canadian schools this month. If nothing changes at least a million will fail to graduate high school.
Schools have the ability to drastically reduce cheating among their students - all they need to do is follow the relatively simple and inexpensive solutions suggested by research.
After donning a navy lab coat, Huava Xiong moves through a 3M Co. lab like an old pro as he cuts strips of pressure-sensitive adhesives for testing.
(AP) -- Despite the economic turmoil, Maine is expanding its program to provide laptop computers to students.
A study of 18,000 biology, chemistry and physics students has uncovered notable gender bias in student ratings of high school science teachers.