Is Science Education Broken? | GenomeWeb

Is science education in America broken? That might seem to be the case, according to a recent report compiled by leaders in the science and business fields that found that the US ranks 48th in the world in STEM education and, according to USA Today, concluded that "stagnant scientific education imperils US economic leadership." The report was an update to the original 2005 report that led to a doubling of federal research funding, says USA Today's Dan Vergano.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Pacific Biosciences is hosting a competition in which researchers are vying to win free sequencing for an organism with the most interesting genome.

An opinion piece appearing in Newsday likens familial DNA searches to stop-and-frisk policies.

The San people of Africa have drawn up a code of conduct for researchers, according to the Conversation.

In Nature this week: genotypes linked to hip osteoarthritis, and more.