Archives: Science

STEM Programs and the Shortage of Future Scientists and Engineers

Recent reports show that we have a shortage in students majoring in the the STEM areas: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. But why? What’s the problem? And how are high schools and universities working to combat the issue?

STEM Programs and the Shortage of Future Scientists and Engineers

Recent reports show that we have a shortage in students majoring in the the STEM areas: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. But why? What’s the problem? And how are high schools and universities working to combat the issue?

The Latest in Health and Medical News

On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll give you all the updates on the latest in the world of health and medicine.

History of Medicine and Advances in Surgery/Medical Research

“One hundred years ago, a baby had a 50 percent chance of dying,” Dr. Lawrence Dorr explained. “In 1900, the life expectancy was 47 years. Tuberculosis (TB) was the biggest killer of man through all history until 1950…” Today on the show, we’ll hear about advances throughout medical history.

History of Medicine and Advances in Surgery/Medical Research

“One hundred years ago, a baby had a 50 percent chance of dying,” Dr. Lawrence Dorr explained. “In 1900, the life expectancy was 47 years. Tuberculosis (TB) was the biggest killer of man through all history until 1950…” Today on the show, we’ll hear about advances throughout medical history.

“Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us”

Surely everyone gets annoyed, but what is it about people talking on cellphones or nails screeching on chalkboards that actually bothers us? We’ll take a look at the science of annoyance with the author of a new book on the subject.

An Interview With Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist and NOVA ScienceNOW host Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about the most intriguing stories and personalities in science and technology.

“Annoying: The Science of What Bugs Us”

Surely everyone gets annoyed, but what is it about people talking on cellphones or nails screeching on chalkboards that actually bothers us? We’ll take a look at the science of annoyance with the author of a new book on the subject.

An Interview With Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist and NOVA ScienceNOW host Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about the most intriguing stories and personalities in science and technology.

Scientists and Artists Collaborate on Climate Change

How artists and scientists are working together to call attention to climate change