The Illinois School Library Media Association announced its book awards on March 22. The awards are intended to represent “favorite” books for students in K-12 schools in Illinois.
Baltimore County Supt. Dallas Dance delivered his 1st State of the Schools speech Thursday. He hopes to issue digital devices to students & start foreign language instruction in elementary school.
A meteor “fireball” was seen over the eastern US on Friday night. One Washington news channel has video from security cameras.
Looking for lost keys triggers a sequence of events in several areas of your brain. Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies explain part of that neural activity.
The Supreme Court ruled that US copyright law supports legally purchasing a textbook in a foreign country, where prices are usually cheaper, importing it to the US, and selling it for a profit.
The Voxitatis Research Foundation will conduct an initial pilot test of a Web-based application that will promote reading over the summer months.
Inhibiting the filter for irrelevant information in the brain’s left prefrontal cortex can boost performance on tasks that require creative thinking, researchers at the Univ. of Pennsylvania have found.
An analysis of gases in a Martian rock sample picked up by Curiosity shows chemicals were present that could have made spots of the planet wet and supported life.
One of the greatest science stories a newspaper has ever told is the inside look at the pursuit of a subatomic particle, the Higgs boson, and the perfect demonstration of the methods of science.
It’s a snow day for many schools in Illinois, as many parts of the state got 8-10 inches of snow. The storm is heading east and looks to touch many parts of Maryland before it’s done.