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New devise in New Mexico turns back clock on astronomy

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - A newly forged steel instrument that can pinpoint the path of stars and planets across the night sky using...

Forest ecologist helps refashion Barbie dolls as scientists

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - When Nalini Nadkarni was a kid, she’d run home from school, climb into one of the eight maple trees...

Science teachers, students get Times Square New Year’s stage

NEW YORK (AP) - This year's New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square will spotlight efforts to combat climate change when high school science...

3 universities, medical center get $1B to teach and research

Three universities and a health care institution are sharing a gift of more than $1 billion that’s one of the largest in the history...

Iran awards prestigious prize to 2 US-educated scientists

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran on Monday awarded a top prize in the study of science and technology to two U.S.-educated scientists.Vice President Sourena...

American students’ performance lags on Nation’s Report Card

WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest Nation's Report Card is painting a dismal picture of math and reading achievement among American fourth and eighth graders...

2 Singaporeans among California boat fire victims

From a veteran water polo coach to a Singaporean data scientist, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love...

Singaporean among California boat fire victims

From a veteran water polo coach to a Singaporean data scientist, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love...

Anti-smoking advocates bemoan “faltering” pace of FDA action

WASHINGTON (AP) - It seemed like a new era in the half-century battle against the deadly toll of tobacco: U.S. health officials for the...

Teachers grapple with climate change: ‘A pretty scary topic’

When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole...