When students learn more about science and math, they’re more likely to earn STEM degrees, a new study finds

The American people are getting more interested in science and engineering, but are also getting more STEM degrees.The latest results from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) National Survey of Educational Attainment show that students aged 5-14 years in states with a high proportion of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and math (math, statistics, English, …

How to identify health risks in children by state

Health risks that are associated with exposure to chemicals and other chemicals in our food, water, air and soil are well-documented and recognized, but they have largely been overlooked in the national and international scientific literature.That is changing, however, as the scientific community and regulators in many countries are becoming more sensitive to the health …

The future of learning may depend on educators, educators say

Educe is an educational enterprise that aims to empower people through interactive and collaborative learning.Founder Alex Degenhart says his goal is to create a new kind of education, one that will help people learn more effectively.The company’s primary focus is in helping people learn by giving them a personal teacher with a deep understanding of …