President Barack Obama wants NASA to send astronauts to Mars by the 2030s and eventually into deep space, he wrote in a CNN op-ed published (Oct. 11).
The epic legal battle pitting Apple against its bitter rival Samsung over the design of the iPhone reaches a new level Tuesday when it heads to the US Supreme Court. The high court is set to hear arguments over financial damages the South Korean smartphone giant owes Apple for allegedly violating design patents by producing copycats of its groundbreaking smartphone.
A major revamp of the federal regulations and funding rules related to career and technical education in this country is on hold after the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions canceled a scheduled meeting.
STEM is considered by educators, lawmakers, and business leaders as the most important in building a nation;s economy. However, in this modern world where computers and software are the most prevalent, it is surprising that computer science is being left behind compared to other STEM subjects.
The Pentagon's Defense Innovation Advisory Board said there is no shortage of ideas and innovation in the military, but what is lacking is the means to share and build on innovative ideas. The board, which was created by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter in March, held its first public hearing to announce its interim findings and recommendations.
As colleges and universities become increasingly focused on student services in order to attract and retain students, it’s never been more important to gauge how students feel about some of the larger, innovative -- and often tech-based -- initiatives leadership spends copious amounts of time and money supporting on campus.
"We've gone from the Model T to the Tesla and from the switchboard to the smartphone. Yet high school has remained frozen in time." That's the theory that underpins XQ, a new nonprofit dedicated to reimaging the American high school for the modern era.
The goal is lofty and expansive: to cure, prevent or manage all known diseases by the end of the century. Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, announced last month that they planned to invest $3 billion over 10 years to begin tackling everything from Alzheimer’s disease to the Zika virus.