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Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Initiative Promotes Science Education

James M. Gentile | Posted 07.30.2012 | College
James M. Gentile

HHMI committed $50 million to 47 small colleges and universities in the U.S. Those schools will receive grants to enable them to create more engaging science classes, bring real-world research experiences to students, and increase the diversity of students who study science.

Day Six: Is Obesity an Infectious Disease?

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 04.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

New findings suggest that obesity and liver disease can be caused by proteins that change microbe populations in the stomach, according to a study published in the February 2012 issue of the journal Nature.

It's Time to STEM the Loss of Science and Engineering Students

James M. Gentile | Posted 01.14.2012 | College
James M. Gentile

Generating home-grown engineers and scientists is crucial to ensuring our nation's leadership in the technological innovations that have fueled our economy for decades.

Harvard Students Promote Science Education in New Book

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
James M. Gentile

Five current or recent Harvard undergraduates hope to inspire high school students to become involved in science with a new book titled Success with Science: The Winners' Guide to High School Research.