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.
Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Monthly Low For 7th Time In 2016Though this is the time the Arctic is supposed to be refreezing, scientists say sea ice there hit record low levels for November.
Researchers Worry As Info Lags On Pot Use By Older AdultsSurveys show a small but growing number of older adults are using marijuana — a trend that worries researchers who say not enough information exists about how pot affects older users.
Math A Concern For US Teens; Science, Reading Flat On TestThe latest global snapshot of student performance shows declining math scores in the U.S. and stagnant performance in science and reading.
Quirky Food Genius Alton Brown Admits "I'm A Freak"Alton Brown thinks about food differently than you do. You can find Brown at the intersection of food, science, history and theater. It's a weird place, as even he admits. "I don't fit in anywhere," he said.