Playing with Our Future:
High-Tech Toys as Teaching Tools
Playing with Our Future: High-Tech Toys as Teaching Tools
Building computer games and creating programmable robots help children learn
skills that will assist them as they navigate and design our high-tech future.
Minerals Behave Differently at High Pressures
A study finds that known concepts of how chemicals and minerals behave at low
pressures may not be useful at high pressures.
Pow Bam Zap: Pollution Fighters Crowd the Horizon
New methods in engineering and biology allow engineers and scientists to take
pollution out of commission.
Unemployment Rates Reflect Greater Gender Equality
In 1995, men and women with doctoral degrees in science and engineering were
unemployed at the same rate.
NSF IN THE NEWS
The research station SHEBA will stay put all winter, frozen into
the Arctic ice pack. Research from SHEBA will provide a close-up view of the
changing dynamics of Arctic ice.
Recovering from Disasters
Survivors of disasters face many emotional stresses and may need help to recuperate.
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On the Cover:
Students working with virtual reality tend to broaden their thought processes.
Credit: Photo courtesy of Bill Winn, University of Washington