Virginia Outperforms Most States on National Science TestsThe Virginia Department of Education says fourth graders in Virginia beat the nationwide average by 13 percent.
Ask A Washington DC Expert: 5 Fun & Easy Science Projects To Do At HomeFor a young explorative mind, observing and experimenting with science opens many possibilities to learn and grow. Even better, you don’t need a lot of high-tech gadgets and equipment to learn about science or even craft your own experiments at home.
Watch: Robots Can't Build IKEA Furniture EitherVideo shows Japanese robots fumbling around while trying to assemble an IKEA chair.
New Species Of Human Ancestor Discovered In South AfricaPaleoanthropologist Lee Berger says fossilized remains suggest a new human ancestor that lived over 2.5 million years ago.
Paleontologists Slam 'Jurassic World,' Call Movie 'Major Step Backward For Accuracy'Paleontologists fear audiences will get an incorrect view of dinosaurs because of the movie franchise.
3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This SummerThe weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.
Science Magazine Retracts Study on Voters' Gay-Rights ViewsScience magazine has formally retracted an article about a study gauging the ability of openly gay canvassers to shift voters' views toward support for same-sex marriage.
NASA Scientists Create Ingredients Of Life In Simulated Space ConditionsAlthough there is a wealth of information regarding life on our planet, researchers continue to look for an answer to a key question: how did life get here in the first place?
George Washington U. Opens $275M Science, Engineering HallGeorge Washington University has opened a massive new Science and Engineering Hall, representing its aspirations to become a major research university.
MD Lawmakers to Tout Benefits of Science, Math EducationMaryland lawmakers are touting the importance of STEM education in Baltimore.
Scientists Target Mess from Christmas Tree NeedlesThe presents are unwrapped. The children's shrieks of delight are just a memory. Now it's time for another Yuletide tradition: cleaning up the needles that are falling off your Christmas tree.
Researchers: New System Protects Drones From HackersNew system detects unusual behaviors and attempts to thwart cyber attacks against military drones.