Researchers: Continents Rose Above Oceans 3 Billion Years AgoA recent study has revealed that the continents that compose the land mass of the earth actually rose high above the oceans about three billion years ago.
3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This SummerThe weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.
Houston Teacher Enjoys Teaching Students About The World Around ThemGood science teachers are in high demand right now, as nationally there is a push for more and more students to have high-quality instruction in STEM fields.
Scientists Unable To Find Massive Population Of Stars That Went MissingNew observations of a distant galaxy cluster find far more younger stars than older stars than existing theories predicted.
For The Love Of ScienceThe school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
At The Frontiers Of ScienceWorking with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational PriorityInnovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Study: Men With Sperm Defects Have Higher Risk of Dying PrematurelyIn the study, young and middle-aged men who had sperm defects such as low sperm count were two times more likely to die prematurely.
Texas Mulls New Textbooks, Sparks Evolution DebateDozens of experts and activists have lined up to testify before the State Board of Education as it mulls approval of new science textbooks for classrooms around Texas.
Houston Ranked Among Nation's Leading Cities For 'STEM' JobsAccording to a recent Brookings Institute report, Houston ranks sixth nationwide for having STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) opportunities.
Former Teacher Gets 5 Years For Online Soliciting Of Male Students A former agriculture science teacher at a high school in North Texas has been sentenced to five years in prison for online solicitation of male students.
Study: Compound In Beer Could Help Fight VirusesTexas residents who indulged in Dallas Beer Week last month may have felt under the weather the next day. However, according to a new study, beer drinkers in Texas - and beyond - may be feeling fine throughout the winter months, despite many being prone to bouts of cold and flu.