LED there be light: 3 share Nobel for blue diode

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Two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for inventing blue light-emitting diodes…

Silicon Valley jobs not requiring higher degrees

A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program reveals that a university degree is not required for 27.5 percent of all jobs in the San Jose area in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)…

Global study of student scores a mixed bag for US

Students in the U.S. perform better than the global average, but still lag behind many of their peers in Asia and Europe…

Two bay area Chinese students win Intel award

Two Bay Area teens were among the top ten winners announced at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., for the Intel Science Talent Search contest…

Intel Science Talent Search Semifinalists

Twenty-nine high-school students were named semifinalists in the Intel Science Talent Search of 2012. Over half of them are Chinese…