Ford Motor Co. announced preliminary details about plans to electrify two of its most popular and iconic models -- the F-150 pickup and sporty Mustang. Ford will add an F-150 Hybrid large pickup with extra powerful towing capability by 2020 as well as a Mustang Hybrid that will deliver V-8 power and more low-end torque.
A new call to abolish the concept of “applied research” comes from a surprising source: the founding dean of Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). Before engineers get up in arms, though, they should know he wants to eliminate “basic research” as well.
One of the president's most important responsibilities is fostering science, technology and innovation in the U.S. economy. The relationship between science and policy runs in two directions: Scientific knowledge can inform policy decisions, and conversely, policies affect the course of science, technology and innovation.
There'll be a to-do list from the IT department in the president's "in" tray when Donald Trump enters the White House later this month. In a cabinet exit memo published Thursday, the Office of Science and Technology Director John P Holdren and U.S.
With the sheer velocity of how the distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks spread through common household items such as DVR players, makes this sector scary from a security standpoint. “Today, firms are developing IoT firmware with open source components in a rush to market.
This year, 170 international, federal, state and local government officials -- including about a dozen members of Congress -- will attend CES® 2017 to experience the groundbreaking ways increased connectivity and tech innovation transform our world and help our country succeed.
To address such stagnation, one policy that has gained traction from some economists and President-elect Trump is infrastructure stimulus. When this was first proposed in 2013, the focus was on jobs; since then, employment levels have recovered, but the underlying problems of investment and productivity growth remain.
Although science-related issues are rarely discussed during an election campaign, every president must be ready to address them once in office. How have past presidents responded?
Some parents and teachers talk about numbers and math frequently so that their children are hearing words such as two, twelve, more, less, count, and add repeatedly in various contexts. Other parents and teachers, however, rarely use number and math words or engage children in meaningful math-learning activities.
The National Science Teachers Association unveils its inaugural list of “Best STEM Books K-12.” This list -- selected by volunteer educators and assembled in cooperation with the Children’s Book Council -- provides recommendations to teachers, librarians, parents, and caregivers about the best trade books with STEM content for student