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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

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Winners Named In Global Underwater Robot Event

Student teams controlling underwater robots from the United States, Canada and Russia were the winners Saturday in a global competition at the only federal freshwater marine sanctuary in the United States.

06/28/2014

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Push To Get Girls Into Computer Science

Less than one percent of high school girls think of computer science as part of their future, even though it’s one of the fastest-growing fields in the United States today.

06/19/2014

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Students Use 3-D Printer To Make Patient A Prosthetic Hand

A 3-D printer can model in plastic anything drawn on a computer. With that in mind, three Mansfield High School students decided they’d use a 3-D printer to give someone a hand — literally.

CBS 11–06/18/2014

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High School ‘Space Cowboys’ Launch Probe 120k Feet Into Space

They’ve become known as ‘The League of Extraordinary Space Cowboys’. Three students at Eldorado High School out in west Texas have launched a balloon into space – and did it all live, online.

05/13/2014

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FWISD Students In National Science Bowl

Some students from Paschal High School in the Fort Worth Independent School District have been showing off some mad science skills at the National Science Bowl.

05/08/2014

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 06: Angus Monfries of the Power injures his hamstring while running for the ball to an open goal during the round three AFL match between the North Melbourne Kangaroos and the Port Adelaide Power at Etihad Stadium on April 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Experiment Grows New Muscle In Men’s Injured Legs

Researchers say they have developed an experimental technique that has allowed a few patients to regrow new muscle.

04/30/2014

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Frisco Event Highlights Young Makers

A first of its kind event in Frisco is celebrating the work of young inventors. The Frisco Mini Maker Faire is gives area creators a chance to show off their most amazing work.

04/23/2014

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North Texans Stay Up Late In Awe Of Blood Moon Vision

Dozens of people gathered at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas early Tuesday morning to see the first of a series of eclipses so rare it usually happens only once every several hundred years.

CBS 11–04/15/2014

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Dallas Museum Exhibits Islamic Artwork

A new exhibit at the Dallas Museum of Art is showcasing 150 rare Islamic works of art and scientific objects that explore the use and meaning of light. It runs through June 29.

04/01/2014

A math teacher uses a white board to explain a sum to students. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

State Lawmakers Mull Curriculum Changes

Top members of the Texas House are mulling implementation of a new law that overhauled high school curriculum while easing standardized testing requirements.

03/26/2014

TV personality Bill Nye attends the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures "The Astronaut Farmer" at the Cinerama Dome on February 20, 2007 in Hollywood, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Bill Nye Challenges Bible With Science

Bill Nye argued that the Earth is “billions and billions” of years old during a debate with Creation Museum founder Ken Ham, who teaches that the planet’s age is 6,000 years.

02/05/2014

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