Illustration of a girl writing math equations on a blackboard (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Math and science have no gender

In most countries, boys are more likely than girls to excel in math and science. That is starting to change, thanks to a push by countries and educators.
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His mission is to scan every fish species

At University of Washington's marine lab, 500 species of fish have been scanned so far. The scans are available for free on the Open Science Framework.
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Next-gen weather satellite to improve forecasting worldwide

A newly launched weather satellite could save lives by better predicting extreme weather.
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Everyday conversations: Home of Harvard University (and a lot more!) [audio]

Learn English and take a virtual tour of the U.S.! Today, we're going to Massachusetts to visit Harvard University and the Plymouth Colony.

Everyday conversations: The business of seafood [audio]

Practice American English by reading and listening to these real-world everyday conversations. Here, two students talk about the business of seafood.
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Harvard beats its own environmental goal

Harvard has met a 2008 target to reduce campus greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent in 2016 and is now looking to set new climate goals.

Everyday conversations for English learners: At the pet store

Learning to speak English? Our Everyday Conversations help you practice. Click the audio link to hear a native speaker pronounce each word while you...
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Dance video contest spices up science [video]

The annual "Dance Your Ph.D." contest invites scientists and Ph.D. students to explain complicated research and projects through dance.
Dabbawala lunch boxes. (AP Images)

A million lunches, no errors: What U.S. business schools teach

Do good business practices translate from one country to another? Professors in the United States think so, and regularly use non-American examples in their coursework....