Science and Curiosity

Science and Curiosity

From ancient philosophers to modern scientists, humankind has pondered a special and fundamental aspect of human and animal behavior: curiosity.   On the outside, what curiosity is seems clear enough. It’s the drive to know something or, more accurately, a...
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 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...