According to a 2009 study conducted by Stanford University's Center for Research on Education Outcomes, 42 percent of Michigan's charter schools outperformed traditional public schools in math and 35 percent outperformed them in reading.
Anyone who has ever wrestled with athlete's foot knows there is something about feet that fungi seem to like.
Source: Huffington Post Our technology may be getting smarter, but a provocative new study suggests human intelligence is on the decline.
An associate professor of bioengineering at Stanford University has been charged with felony parent abduction after taking her three children on what authorities contend was a one-way trip to the Hawaiian Islands.
He is one of only 50 U.S. students to receive a full merit scholarship to attend one of the 13 worldwide United World College programs, according to a news release from the school district.
In this month's Scientific American science writer Ed Yong explores new research on stereotype threat - the fear of confirming derogatory stereotypes about one's social group.
With his family, he immigrated to the United States as a toddler. His mother left her career as a doctor and his father became a janitor at Stanford University to support a dream of educational opportunity for their children.
Among factors that predicted the likelihood that patients undergoing bariatric surgery would experience postoperative cardiopulmonary complications were low levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and high levels of C-reactive protein, a researcher reported here.
The Laurel Heights UCSF campus at 3333 California St. could be redeveloped as upscale senior housing under plans being submitted by several groups vying to take over the property.
Tracy has agricultural roots and affordable homes, but a new study reveals a less obvious distinction for this Central Valley city: Doctors use internal radiation to treat men for prostate cancer at the highest rate in California, more than four times the state average.
A group of conservatives that includes Paul and me have signed a letter opposing the Gang of Eight's immigration bill.
Sylvia Earle, National Geographic Society Explorer in Residence, called Her Deepness by The New Yorker and The New York Times , Living Legend by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time Magazine , will be speaking at Northeastern University on May 22, 2013.
Standing at a podium in front of an audience of psychiatrists, clinicians and scientists, Firdaus Dhabhar brings up a video of his infant son on a large projector screen and presses play.
Merritt College professor Claudio Duran, right, speaks to students and faculty members during a meeting of Club Altazor on Monday, May, 6, 2013 in Oakland, Calif.