President Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in grants for two dozen schools across the country that are helping students gain work experience for what he called the "in-demand jobs of the future."
We've invested billions of dollars in creating environments to test ideas. We've built laboratories, established intellectual property protections and formed research partnerships with private companies and public agencies.
It sounded like a classic April Fool’s joke – computers teaching other computers to play Pac Man. But, researchers at Washington State University are in fact experimenting with machine learning by teaching computers how to teach each other.
As budget constraints limit how much federal funding can go to research and development, lawmakers said Thursday they worried America is losing its edge over international rivals — China in particular.
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Jeb Bush, two leading potential presidential candidates from opposing political parties, both sounded an alarm here Monday about higher education becoming financially out of reach for too many young Americans.
The Energy Department has announced the winners of the third annual Better Buildings Case Competition, which challenges collegiate teams to present unique and innovative solutions for reducing energy waste and improving the efficiency of our nation's homes and commercial buildings to industry leaders.
Academic research sponsored by industry has a strong track record of leading to innovative patents and licenses, challenging assumptions that corporate support skews science toward inventions that are less accessible and less useful to others than those funded by the government or non-profit organizations, according to a new analysis.