Two new public marches and demonstrations focused on science and climate change have been scheduled for April. I plan to be at both.
Amazon.com Inc has launched a new program to help students build capabilities into its voice-controlled assistant Alexa, the company told Reuters, the latest move by a technology firm to nurture ideas and talent in artificial intelligence research.
The National Security Agency risks a brain-drain of hackers and cyber spies due to a tumultuous reorganization and worries about the acrimonious relationship between the intelligence community and President Donald Trump, according to current and former NSA officials and cybersecurity industry sources.
Florida Atlantic University has received a $339,984 National Science Foundation grant to host a summer research program designed to encourage undergraduates students to pursuit of graduate study in STEM disciplines.
A new study followed players of the computer games "Halo: Reach" and "StarCraft 2" to learn how they acquired and maintained their skill level.
President Trump on Tuesday signed into law two bills aimed at encouraging women and girls to enter science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
Two new laws signed by President Donald Trump will let NASA and the National Science Foundation push for women and girls to get into STEM fields.
More accessible conferences, digital resources, and ACM SIGs will lead to greater participation by more people with disabilities.
Mark Guzdial considers the steps needed to reach the goal of CS for All, while Robin K. Hill ponders the aesthetics of programming.
The Pennsylvania State University Cyber-Laboratory for Astronomy, Materials, and Physics is acquiring a high-performance computer cluster that will support interdisciplinary research, training, and outreach programs.
Instructional methods for science, technology, engineering, and math undergraduate programs must change with education research, according to a new report.
The University of Southampton has announced the appointment of Professor Dame Wendy Hall, a former president of the Association for Computing Machinery, to the prestigious Chair of Regius Professor in Computer Science.
Science is facing a "reproducibility crisis" where more than two-thirds of researchers have tried and failed to reproduce another scientist's experiments, research suggests.
Look at economic data closely and the trends aren't pretty: People with elite backgrounds are hoovering up an increasing share of new income and wealth.
Feng Zhang occupies a corner office on the 10th floor of the gleaming, modern biotechnology palace called the Broad Institute.
We all know that the technology industry has a gender problem. But how do you move the needle from awareness to action? Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Girls Who Code have an idea: take the fight to the states.
Defenders of globalization are on solid ground when they criticize President Trump's threats of punitive tariffs and border walls.
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To an engineer in Silicon Valley, the Defense Department can look a little old, a little slow, and a little fat.
When Republican Steve King beat back Democratic challenger Kim Weaver in the race for Iowa's 4th congressional district seat in November, The Washington Post snapped into action, covering both the win and the wider electoral trend.