Nobody yet understands how a collection of mushy cells in the brain gives rise to the brilliance of consciousness seen in higher-order animals, including humans. But two discoveries give scientists vital
Chemists hate being beaten by physicists at their own game. At IBM Research, physicist Leo Gross and his team have done just that. Gross’s team made a triangular molecule that chemists have found impossible
"Strange stars" could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one. When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron
Advocacy group says a good education for special needs children is like winning the lottery, but teachers lament shortage of expertise and resources Dozens of parents have spoken out about their frustrations
For teachers in Singapore to advance in their career, they must make sure their students learn. They also have to help their fellow teachers get better. This model of collaborative professional development
The roomful of grownups closed their eyes because a teenager told them to. "Imagine if you are 16 years old. It's only Tuesday, and all you have left is $10," Sky Lowe, a junior at Oakland High School,
Why do independent schools get worse A-level results than state schools? Why are we pricing ourselves out of the market? Why do we wear funny clothes? Why are all our pupils foreign? Why are we so old-fashioned?