More Education

While more high school students in the US are taking science and math classes, a new report from the US Department of Education says that scores on assessment tests have stayed about the same, reports the Associated Press. According to the Condition of Education report, the percentage of high school graduates who took math and science classes increased between 1990 and 2009.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The London School of Economics' Daniele Fanelli argues at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the reproducibility crisis in science isn't as dire as some say.

A team of researchers in Portugal has examined the genomic basis for racing pigeons' athleticism and navigational skills, finding it's likely polygenic.

Wired reports that diagnostic firms continue to seek, post-Theranos, the ability to diagnose diseases from small amounts of blood.

In Science this week: analysis of DNA from ancient North Africans, and more.