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A Romanian teenager has been awarded first prize at the 2013 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his work on an artificial intelligence system that could drastically reduce the cost of building a self-driving car.
Oxford University researchers developed a painless stimulation technique to boost math ability. The method has been shown to help give people a boost to brain function over the course of a few months, and translates to improved mathematics skills.
The Raspberry Pi, the low-cost, barebones Linux mini-computer aimed at helping kids acquire programming skills, now has its own camera module.
Neuroscientists at the University of Oregon have captured conclusive evidence that people detect and process grammatical errors with no awareness of doing so.
Is your middle-schooler a science geek or a space junkie? Do you want to keep them interested even though summer break has started? NASA, to help with that goal, has announced plans for its 2013 Summer of Innovation (SOI) project.
Children who display aptitude in math and reading at an early age could reap socioeconomic benefits of those abilities later on in life, researchers from the University of Edinburgh claim in a new study.
Bar graphs can be an easy way to communicate a data set to a wide array of people. Yet when educators are teaching children how to use these graphs, they may be doing more harm than good if they include any visuals inside of the graph itself.
More than one-tenth of Generation X-ers are currently taking classes to continue their formal post-secondary educations, and nearly half of them are participating in continuing education courses or certification training workshops, according to a new University of Michigan study released on Tuesday.
One out of every six high school students has been the victim of cyberbullying over the past year, and one-third of them typically spend at least three hours on an average school day playing video games or using computers for recreational purposes, according to a new study.
As schoolroom technology has evolved, teachers in increasing numbers opt for dustless chalk to keep both their hands and their classrooms clean. However, this new chalk spells bad news for the child who has a milk allergy.
Misuse of the ADHD medication Adderall isn’t just trendy amongst college students hoping to gain an academic edge, it’s also trending on Twitter say researchers.
Children hear more complex language from parents when they read a storybook with only pictures compared with a picture-vocabulary book, according to a new study published the latest issue of the journal First Language.
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- Helen Keller