Teaching Babies: Low-Tech Learning

Science Fact: When it comes to teaching babies, low-tech learning can lead to high-tech results. Last week, we looked at scientific research carried out with long-term couples, specifically people over fifty. This week, the research has to do with the … Continue reading

STEM Education #2: Politics Defeats Science

Science Fact Politics defeats science whenever we confront highly emotional social issues. STEM education – science, technology, engineering and math – cannot guarantee that we will act rationally. Part 1 of this post described the career opportunities and general technical literacy … Continue reading

STEM Education #1: Science Solves Problems

Science Fact: STEM education means science, technology, engineering and math. Different from the stem cells this blog featured last week (Part 1 & Part 2) — yet also vital to modern life and health. This post also comes in two parts: Part … Continue reading

The Science of Women Scientists, plus Big Bang Theory

Science Fact:  Women scientists are readily found in biology, medicine and the social sciences. However, they are scarce in math, physics and engineering. You don’t have to be a feminist to be troubled by this fact. People’s skills differ, and … Continue reading