Boston University Medical School's Carl Franzblau wanted to expose more young people to science, and he had a vision inspired by a bloodmobile. The result -- mobile science laboratories that bring science education to students -- is expanding across the country, USA Today reports. Mobile labs are active in at least 10 states and are an important tool in attracting young people to the so-called STEM courses, Franzblau says--science, technology, engineering and math. The labs are buses or semis outfitted with the basics of science education: electricity, distilled water, freezers and refrigerators, scales, microscopes, and even computer systems. They are...

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