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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


New Kind of Fiber Delivers 255 Tbps Data Transfer Speeds

A team of researchers at universities in Florida and the Netherlands may have developed a new kind of optical fiber that can transmit data at more than 20 times current top speeds.

Shifting Science Teaching Toward the Heuristic

As the literacy requirements of the Common Core State Standards seep into education and the voluntary Next Generation Science Standards gain traction in the classroom, an initiative undertaken by an Iowa professor is helping teachers rethink how they teach the subject 15 years later.

Report: Mobile Devices Shifting from Touch to Sensors

Over the next five years, mobile and wearable devices will rely less on touchscreen user interfaces and increasingly on sensors, and the next generation of devices and the Internet of Things will drive development of voice, gesture, eye-tracking and other interfaces, according to a new study from ABI Research.

Researchers Propose Application To Bypass Internet Traffic Jams

Researchers from Cornell University, the University of Southern California and University of Massachusetts have proposed an application to help network operators find the best routes for their data and bypass Internet traffic jams.

Nebraska Students To Investigate Wearable Technology

A National Science Foundation grant will help students in Nebraska apply engineering skills to wearable technology.

Upstate NY Science Teachers Learn From Cornell Scientists

As part of a National Science Foundation grant project, high school teachers are in the lab at Cornell University learning content to pass on to their own students.

Seventh-Graders Build Their Own 3D Printer

Students in a STEM class at an Ohio middle school built the 3D printer from scratch.

GitHub Rolls Out Free Student Developer Pack

GitHub has partnered with 13 companies and organizations to provide a package of developer tools free for students.

Gale Adds More than 700 STEM, Early Lit Titles to Virtual Reference Library

Gale will add approximately 750 new books focused on STEM, healthcare and K-12 topics to its e-book platform, Gale Virtual Reference Library, as a result of signing four new publishers.

7 Hands-On Projects That Use 3D Printers

Our expert takes you beyond the wow factor to explore how 3D printing can help teach a range of subjects.

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