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Science teacher Christopher Emdin knows how to get his students interested in science: Rap about it.
How can educators make science more relevant, interesting, and teachable in the classroom?
How much science do kids learn outside the classroom?
Actress and author Danica McKellar joins us to talk about getting young girls fired up about mathematics.
Conventional wisdom says that U.S. students don't measure up well against students in many foreign countries when it comes to math and science skills. But is that really true?
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.