Adam Piechowski

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Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

Report: American Education Isn't Mediocre—It's Deeply Unequal

Students in Massachusetts are doing great compared to their international peers, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Students in Alabama, Mississippi, and D.C., however, are languishing.<p>It’s so common to see studies about the United States’s lackluster academic performance …

Alzheimer's study reveals new genes implicated in disease

Largest study yet into genetics of Alzheimer's disease identifies double the previous number of genes associated with disorder<p>Researchers have taken a major step towards understanding the causes of Alzheimer's disease with the largest study yet into the genetics of the disorder.<p>Findings from the …

Take This State And Shove It: The New Secession Movement

There's a big race right now to become the 51st state.<p>Forget traditional contenders like Puerto Rico. In several existing states, residents of less populous areas are hoping to create new states of their own.<p>Citizens in 11 mostly northeastern Colorado counties are among them. They'll vote on Nov. 5 …

Bird footprints 100 million years old: Oldest ever found in Australia

Two thin-toed footprints pressed into a sandy riverbank more than 100 million years ago are Australia's oldest known bird tracks, researchers say.<p>The prints were found among the fossil-rich cliffs of Dinosaur Cove on the coast of southern Victoria. Researchers think the tracks were left by a …

Paleontology

'Normalising' autistic behaviour

A controversial US teaching method, applied behavioural analysis, or ABA, is now being used in a few UK state schools. And parents are moving from all parts of the country to get their child a place<p>A year ago, Julie Barber came close to a nervous breakdown. Her son, Jack, who is four, has autism, …