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House Fails STEM Bill

By | September 21, 2012

Legislation aimed at retaining foreign students who earn advanced science and engineering degrees in the United States is rejected by Congress.


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Prayer Takes Precedence Over Science?

By | August 14, 2012

A Bill of Rights amendment reaffirming the right to pray could have negative consequences for the teaching of evolution.


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Playing With Ecology

By | July 12, 2012

A card game based on interacting species aims to get children interested in real plants and animals.


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Translational Training for PhDs

By | July 10, 2012

The National Institutes of Health is launching a pilot program to introduce students to clinical and translational research.


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Promotional Science Video Criticized

By | June 25, 2012

A video from the European Commission, aimed at encouraging women to enter STEM fields, is criticized for its use of clichés, including high heels and short skirts.


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Anti-science in Tennessee Classrooms

By | April 12, 2012

A new law opens the door to teaching creationism and climate change denialism in the state's public schools.


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New York Higher Education Broil

By | March 26, 2012

Faculty at New York City’s public universities are suing their board of trustees over a new curriculum they say will harm science education.


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Checking on Science Ed

By | March 1, 2012

A National Academies of Science panel is nearly done evaluating research institutions with a critical eye on the quality of undergraduate education.


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Indiana Senate Backs Creationism Bill

By | February 2, 2012

Origin of life theories from a wide range of religions may be taught alongside evolution in the state.



February 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the February 2012 issue of The Scientist.


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