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  • Science Students Benefit from Teachers' Research Experience

    When high school and middle school science teachers engage in extracurricular research work, their students benefit. That's the result of a new study published in Science last week by researchers at Columbia University. In addition, they found that such extracurricular research work can also bring economic benefits to schools and communities.More
  • 4,000-Student High School Moves to 802.11n Wireless

    Lyons Township High School of LaGrange, IL, has chosen Ruckus Wireless to upgrade its LAN to an indoor/outdoor 802.11n wireless network covering its two entire campuses, comprising one of the largest high schools, in physical area, in the country.More
  • Microsoft and Red Hat: Virtualization 'Frenemies'

    Microsoft and Red Hat have validated that their respective Windows and Linux operating systems will run on each other's virtualization platforms. More
  • Report: IT Should Plan for Windows 7 Now

    Microsoft will hatch Windows 7 as a full-fledged commercial operating system this week, and IT professionals should be making plans for it. That's the main message from Forrester Research, which published its "Windows 7 Commercial Adoption Outlook" report last week.More
  • Environmental Education Institute Applies Its Own Expertise to Efficient Heating

    The Chewonki Foundation, a non-profit institution in Wiscasset, ME, offering numerous educational programs focusing on the environment and the natural world, has applied its own knowledge to heating its largest facility, the Center for Environmental Education, using a geothermal heating unit (GHU).More
  • Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 Beta 2 Go Live

    Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 became available to MSDN subscribers Monday, and general availability is expected Wednesday, Oct. 21. The Beta 2 release was announced during the kickoff keynote this week at the Microsoft SharePoint 2009 Conference in Las Vegas by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. More