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.

When the parents of two Nigerian immigrants gave birth to a baby boy in 1980, we’re betting they didn’t realize that their son’s name and…

Dr. Chris Emdin visits an urban classroom to demonstrate his innovative method of teaching science concepts. He uses hip-hop as a gateway.

We all need good news and here it is: three University of Mississippi students earned doctorate degees in Chemistry setting a university record. A fourth student will receive her doctorate in December. Read the amazing achievements of Kari Copeland, Margo Montgomery and Jeffrey Veals on Newsone.com.

WASHINGTON (AP) — They came from Mars, not in peace, but in pieces. Scientists are confirming that 15 pounds of rock collected recently in Morocco fell to Earth from Mars during a meteorite shower last July. SEE ALSO: Stars Celebrate D-Wade’s Birthday Party This is only the fifth time in history scientists have chemically confirmed […]

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 […]

SAN FRANCISCO – Several scientific journals are calling Timothy Ray Brown the first man cured of AIDS. Brown was diagnosed with HIV in 1996 but now the virus has been completely removed from his body thanks to stem cells. CBS San Francisco reports: “I’m cured of HIV. I had HIV but I don’t anymore,” he […]

WASHINGTON – If a crying woman’s red nose isn’t a big enough turnoff to a man, a surprising experiment found another reason: Tears of sadness may temporarily lower his testosterone level. Those tears send a chemical signal as the man gets close enough to sniff them — even though there’s no discernible odor, say researchers […]