'We’re Really Excited': University Students Dig Up Dirt To Help Develop New AntibioticsThousands of students around the world are mining the soil under our feet, looking for bacteria that produce new life-saving antibiotics that the world desperately needs right now, experts say.
'Fauci Effect': Medical School Applications Jump 18 Percent During PandemicCall it the "Fauci Effect." Medical schools across the country are experiencing an 18 percent surge in applications, according to a report by the Association of American Medical College.
Here Spot! University Tests Robotic 'Smart' Dogs For 'Myriad' Of OpportunitiesMeet Spot and Rivet: 43-inch long, 70-pound robot dogs with cameras all around.
Study Finds Students Falling Behind More In Math Than In Reading During COVID PandemicMath scores for elementary and middle school students are significantly down since the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to abruptly switch to remote learning in March, according to a testing nonprofit.
University Students Build Electric Car Almost Entirely From Recycled Plastic And TrashStudents in The Netherlands have taken the challenge of making cars more environmentally friendly to a whole new level. Check out "Luca," a fully functioning electric car made almost entirely from recycled waste.
Political Yard Signs Repurposed To Help Disadvantaged Kids Explore Science And Technology InterestsNow that the 2020 election season substantially over, a nonprofit that gives foster and at-risk kids guidance and training in science and technology would like to have your political yard signs.
Student Wine Brand Partners With State's Largest Winery To Launch New Product, Expand PhilanthropyA student-run wine brand that's already raised over $35,000 in scholarship funds has partnered with a local winery for its latest product.
Robot Teacher Allows University Students to Take In-Person Class During COVID-19 PandemicVirtual learning is the era of COVID-19 has gone to the next level. A professor at Temple University in Philadelphia is using a robot to teach an on-site class for aspiring journalists.
Candy Science: Online Video Series Offers Delicious STEAM Activities For KidsWho thought STEAM education could be so sweet? A new online video series encourages kids to conduct science experiments with candy using items they have around the house.
High School Students Create Makeshift Ventilator To Help Fight COVID-19A group of high school students in Wisconsin with some extra time on their hands due to the pandemic have developed a makeshift ventilator to help in the fight against the coronavirus.
'That Sounds Really Cool': 12-Year-Old Coronavirus Vaccine Test Volunteer Cheers BreakthroughWord of a successful coronavirus vaccine was welcome news for a 12-year-old Ohio boy who is volunteering as a test subject for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Students Learn Sign Language Motions To Limit COVID Spread During Musical PerformancesSome musically inspired youngsters in Virginia had to learn sign language motions in order to spread joy, not germs, during the recent holiday season.
California Teen Who Started Nonprofit To Help Kids Learn About Science Accepted Into StanfordA California high school senior who started a non-profit to help kids learn about science is set to become a first generation college student.
Teen Artist Struggling With Mental Health Designs 'Teddy in Scrubs' To Raise Funds For Children's HospitalsA talented young artist dedicated to helping children battling the demons of mental health created the perfect symbol of what 2020 has meant for all of us.
Professor Developing Warning App To Locate COVID Hot Spots On University CampusesA professor at Ball State University in Indiana is working with researchers at the University of California at Irvine to create a new software that can alert users to COVID-19 issues in a building or campus.