NASA's satellites and other precise measuring tools are informing the U.S. government's renewed effort to fight climate change.
New therapies in the United States bring progress in fighting cancer and a drop in U.S. cancer death rates, says the American Cancer Society.
Working with its partners, the U.S. Coast Guard is training the next generation of Arctic sailors and helping to ensure a secure, rules-based Arctic Region.
Learn about Dr. Patricia Bath, Dr. Dorothy Brown and Dr. Mae Jemison's contributions to STEM fields and their groundbreaking work.
This visionary inventor overcame discrimination and derived medical treatments from plants. Learn more about the chemist Percy Julian.
The U.S. is upgrading its GPS network with stronger satellites. GPS enables location tracking for planes, phones and critical infrastructure.
The U.S. Postal Service is issuing a stamp in honor of researcher Chien-Shiung Wu, a Chinese immigrant who became America's “First Lady of Physics."
In the past, there were very few women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs, but today women hold nearly 3 in 10 of those jobs.
American science fairs help high school students put the STEM lessons they've learned to the test. Read what a veteran judge says about them.