Friday, July 21, 2017

WOMEN IN TECH

WOMEN IN TECH

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Warning: Surfing the internet in class is now linked to poorer test scores, even among the most intelligent and motivated of students. Michigan State University researchers studied laptop use in an...
Ladies hand

The culture in astronomy, and in science more broadly, needs a major reboot following revelations early this year of another case of harassment against women by a senior male academic. The journal Science revealed earlier...
Gaming

Although women now make up almost half of all video game players, the gaming community remains, in some ways, hostile toward women. For example, the GamerGate controversy, which began in 2014 and involved a harassment...

Google marks the 104th anniversary Monday of the British chemist Dorothy Hodgkin, who pioneered the use of X-rays to determine the structure of biological molecules. By Eoin O'Carroll, Staff Share on stumbleuponShare on email In her acceptance speech...

Sophia Krzys Acord, University of Florida; Kevin S Jones, University of Florida, and Susan D Gillespie, University of Florida Today’s college students may benefit from an exciting array of subjects to study. But they seem...

A North Carolina school district has suspended the use of 15,000 tablets after reports of multiple hardware issues, including the device’s charger melting at home. Guilford County Superintendent Maurice “Mo” Green has suspended the...

We need to invest in America's best resource -- our students.      STEM readiness involves bridging the gap in formal and non-formal learning. It is a universal law of nature that in order for something to be...

Try to remember a phone number, and you're using what's called your sequential memory. This kind of memory, in which your mind processes a sequence of numbers, events, or ideas, underlies how people think, perceive,...

STEM — science, technology, engineering and math — is at the center of the Mayor Bloomberg’s efforts to diversify the city’s economy following the financial crash of 2008. By  Ben  Chapman  (courtesy nydailynews)

by A. Ocean, courtesy sporkings America’s Boston University is suing Apple claiming that Apple ripped off a one of it’s professor’s patented electronic semiconductor and used it in iPhone 5, iPad and MacBook Air. “Defendant’s acts...

School boards have often been portrayed as old-fashioned and dysfunctional, so much so that some school reform leaders have advocated for eliminating school boards altogether. It is no surprise then that school board elections have...

A landmark survey in 2011 of more than 500 media companies worldwide found that women made up only about one-third of the journalism workforce. Although U.S. newsrooms have seen some progress over the past few decades, there...