Scientists May Now Know How Whales Got So BigA few million years ago, the largest whales averaged maybe 15 feet long. Then, seemingly overnight, one type of whale, the toothless baleen, became huge. Scientists think that they have finally answered the mystery.
Protesters Take To The Streets In Defense Of ScienceScientists, students and research advocates rallied from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveying a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending necessary to make future breakthroughs possible.
Texas Again Voting On Science Lessons Challenging Evolution The Texas Board of Education is voting again this week on revised science curriculums requiring students to "evaluate scientific explanations" on the "complexity" of human cells and on the origin of DNA.
See The Universe At Sky Theater At UNT PlanetariumImagine if you could take off and fly through the universe for fun, well you can at the Sky Theater in Denton. JD Ryan is out of this world and Around Town.
Mesquite Teacher Chosen As NASA “Space Educator”A Mesquite engineering teacher has received a very special honor. Adlena Jacobs has been named as a member of the Space Educator Expedition Crew Program.
Dallas ISD Holds STEM Expo For Creative StudentsSome of the brightest, young engineering minds in North Texas gathered in Dallas Saturday for the largest expo dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics in the state.
Texas Votes To Keep Science Lessons Challenging EvolutionThe Texas Board of Education has moved closer to tweaking -- but still preserving -- high school science curriculum requirements that teachers and academics say cast doubt on the theory of evolution.
Texas Votes To Change Science Lessons Challenging EvolutionThe Republican-controlled board on Wednesday modified language that had asked biology students to consider "all sides" of scientific theory.
PBS' 'Nova' Seeking Periodic-Table Fans To Fund TV SpecialGeeks of America, PBS' "Nova" wants you to open up your minds and wallets for a sequel to its sleeper 2012 hit film on the periodic table.
Texas Mulls Changing Curriculum Questioning EvolutionThe Texas Board of Education is hearing arguments over changing state science curriculums that, critics have said, are designed to challenge the theory of evolution and leave students wondering if a higher power created the universe.
Frisco's Sci-Tech Discovery Center Hosts Sports Science WeekendThe topic of injuries and concussions in high school sports is bigger every year. This weekend the Sci-Tech Discovery Center in Frisco explores sports science and injury prevention. JD Ryan is Around Town.
Texas Geologist May Have Found 90M Year Old FossilA fossil found in limestone along a remote South Texas riverbed could be that of a dolphin-like reptile that swam in oceans 90 million years ago, according to paleontologists.