In Dar es Salaam, more women are gaining access to careers in engineering—and they're bringing innovative and inclusive ideas along with them.
It sounds like the plot of science-fiction movie, but academics have long debated the possibility of conscious artificial intelligence.
Why one scientist changed his mind on using gene drives for conservation.
It would be astronomically expensive, environmentally destructive, and comically ineffective.
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
We canvassed the world of the social and behavioral sciences, looking for rising stars whose careers promise to make a lasting mark. We'll be profiling the top 30 throughout the month of April.
Charged building material could make the renewable grid a reality.
With a diversified employment base, the Emerald City will survive as Boeing starts looking for new talent outside of Washington State. But what does the search for cheap STEM talent say about the Innovation Economy?
Psychologists, sociologists, and neuroscientists like Facebook—and Facebook likes them back.
A new survey reveals that people aren't embracing space mirrors and stratospheric aerosols as solutions to climate change.
Top-tier research universities matter more than a vibrant urban core as focus shifts from talent attraction (too much competition) to talent production.
American students' behavior defies the prevailing stereotype when looking at how they flock to the hot field of petroleum engineering.
University of Georgia professor William Kisaalita engineers simple, practical solutions — a milk chiller, a nutcracker and an egg incubator — for Africa's rural poor.
It's not insufficient schooling or a shortage of scientists. It's a lack of job opportunities. Americans need the reasonable hope that spending their youth preparing to do science will provide a satisfactory career.