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Jenny Jeong, a student at A&M Consolidated Middle School in College Station, recently spent a week of her summer attending Rice University’s Say STEM Camp, hosted by The Tapia Center for Excellence and Equity. She was one of more than 300 students who participated in the camp.

Blinn College District and the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service have announced a partnership to offer forensic science students the opportunity to earn certificates from both institutions while earning credit that can be applied toward a college degree. 

Editing genes involves changing the sequence of letters in the DNA. Researchers like to edit genes so they can understand the function of them, particularly genes that relate to various types of disorders.

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has captivated people around the world by shooting lava high into the sky and sending rivers of molten rock pouring down hillsides into the ocean over the past month. But Kilauea is only one of many volcanoes in Hawaii. Here's a look at some of the others.

Stephen Hawking, whose brilliant mind ranged across time and space though his body was paralyzed by disease, has died, a family spokesman said early Wednesday. Here's a look back at his life in photos.