Road Salt Big Factor In 'Sex Reversal' Of Female Frogs, Study FindsResearch shows exposing frogs to sodium chloride used to de-ice roadways may be changing female frogs into males during early stages of development, according to a study from Yale University and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
NJ Students Compete In Pumpkin Launching ContestOver 50 students competed to build the best catapult to launch pumpkins the farthest distance into Lake Picatinny.
Nerd Out NYC: Best Places To Get GeekyNerds unite! If you're looking to geek out in the city, here are five ways you can do just that.
NYC's 5 Best Places & Events For Science LoversThere are some people who think 'science' and 'fun' don't belong in the same sentence. Those people don't know where to go to embrace their geek chic.
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.
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.
L.I. School Takes Home Top Science Honors For Second Consecutive YearThe students won the contest with only $500 of funding and a modest high school lab. Most students in the competition partner with universities.
Gov. Malloy Has Plan For UConn To Spur More ScientistsOne of the biggest complaints Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy says he hears as he tours industries and businesses is that the state is not producing the kinds of college graduates to meet the needs of its employers.
Obama Administration Rejects Petition To Build A 'Death Star'The Obama administration will not be starting a new “Star Wars” defense initiative.
Learning Taken To Next Level At Liberty Science Center As Students Get Up Close Look At SurgeryFor most kids learning science is done with textbooks and an experiment or two, but a new program at the Liberty Science Center is taking a new approach.