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Science Skills Applicable to Business

Science Skills Applicable to Business

The skills of scientists have been tapped for centuries by people who want to do better business. The usual formula is that a scientist conducts research, runs experiments, created prototypes, and eventually comes up with a new invention, product, or process.  ...

How Technology Shapes Perception

How Technology Shapes Perception

Science fiction writers have been warning about it for years -- but more recently so have sociologists, medical doctors, psychologists, and an array of intellectuals from disparate disciplines.   It's the effect on society when people are immersed and obsessed...

How Learning About Science Benefits Students

How Learning About Science Benefits Students

An old proverb has it that “A society grows great when the elderly plant trees in whose shade they shall never sit.” This remarkable proverb certainly expresses an interesting concept about the torch that one generation passes on to another: After all, what does it...

Job Skills Required of Engineers

Job Skills Required of Engineers

Being an engineer means you get to be a part of a fast-growing and innovative field. This diverse industry has a wide range of jobs available to those looking to use their skills. However, being an engineer requires a particular set of skills that may not suit some...