Topic: National Academy of Sciences
Toyota recall of cars with 'sticky' gas peddles is not due to an electronic cause, government says after 10-month investigation.
02/08/2011 03:45 pm
Just 34 percent of fourth-graders, 30 percent of eighth-graders, and 21 percent of 12th-graders performed at or above 'proficient' in a national science assessment, according to a NAEP report card.
01/25/2011 04:17 pm
Creationists and intelligent design proponents have gotten clever. Instead of pushing for creationism to be taught in science classes, they're merely asking that schools fairly present 'the scientific evidence' against evolution. The only problem? There isn't any.
01/19/2011 11:05 am
Students need to learn about Darwinian evolution. But they also deserve to hear countervailing scientific evidence – evidence that is censored in many current textbooks.
12/16/2010 12:02 pm
Toyota lawsuit charges the automaker with buying up defective cars in exchange for confidentiality agreements. Toyota denies the allegations.
10/29/2010 12:50 pm
Fuel efficiency: For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Transportation Department released proposed fuel economy requirements and reductions in tailpipe emissions for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.
10/26/2010 03:00 pm
Some experts wonder how 'independent' BP's grants for Gulf oil spill research on ecosystem damage and recovery will be. But so far, it looks like the money comes with no strings attached.
07/03/2010 02:20 pm
Asteroid: Earth's largest digital camera is a 1,400-megapixel marvel peering through a telescope in Hawaii. It is on the lookout for potentially dangerous space rocks.
06/18/2010 03:45 pm
Solar storms on their way. Natl Academy of Sciences: "Major solar storm could cause twenty times more economic damage than Hurricane Katrina..."
06/09/2010 07:24 pm
A study of mathematicians found that academics did a much better job mentoring students during the first third of their careers than the during last third.
06/02/2010 03:21 pm