Are U.S. schools teaching hands-off science?

November 7, 2016 Scipreneur Private Limited 0

Are U.S. schools teaching hands-off science? By Jeffrey Mervis U.S. high school students who regularly handle rocks or minerals in science class did much worse on a recent national science test than those who never engage in such hands-on activities. Students who never mixed chemicals or peered through microscopes in [..]

Why painkillers sometimes make the pain worse

November 7, 2016 Scipreneur Private Limited 0

Why painkillers sometimes make the pain worse By Kelly Servick Mark Hutchinson could read the anguish on the participants’ faces in seconds. As a graduate student at the University of Adelaide in Australia in the late 1990s, he helped with studies in which people taking methadone to treat opioid addiction [..]