Science

With bittersweet emotion, President Obama attended his sixth and final White House Science Fair on Wednesday, witnessing projects from more than 130 bright students, who presented ideas to save the planet, and treat Ebola, reports NBC News.

New research explains why Black and low-income students lag behind more affluent White peers in science. The researchers recommend early exposure to science.

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Scientists said Tuesday that they have narrowed down their search for the so-called God particle, or the Higgs boson, the particle believed to be the basic building block of the universe. SEE ALSO: Could Maya Rudolph’s Movie Nab An Oscar?

Scientists said Tuesday that they have narrowed down their search for the so-called God particle, or the Higgs boson, the particle believed to be the basic building block of the universe. SEE ALSO: Could Maya Rudolph’s Movie Nab An Oscar?

Last weekend at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, scientists, mathematicians, engineers, doctors, and other intellectuals came to honor a living legend in the field of science, Dr. James West. At the age of 80, West has dedicated 60 years of his life to the advancement of science and to provide opportunities for minorities and women […]

Black scientists are far less likely to receive funding for a research study than a white scientist, according to a study published today in Science Mag. The in-depth analysis of U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant data finds that black Ph.D. scientists chances of winning NIH funding was 10 percentage points lower than that […]