There has been great interest in recent years in using tiny particles called quantum dots to produce low-cost, easily manufactured, sta
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A steep decline in foreign students coming to study at UK colleges and language schools has prompted fears of a knock-on effect on universities.
A Russian court denied parole for Maria Alyokhina, a jailed member of the Pussy Riot punk band ...
Hoping to help Ph.D.s secure jobs and challenge old notions about academe, Stanford University will encourage and pay for humanities graduate students to pursue careers as high school teachers, starting next year.
Improvements in DNA technology now make it possible for biologists to identify every living organism in and around a species.
Likes in Facebook and Instagram, +1′s in Google+, (potentially) “HISCORE(s)” in Snapchat are fun to get (though there isn’t much evidence having a HISCORE is a big deal for users yet).
Thirteen-year-old Rose Matrie lives in a cracked house
The first-ever estimate of how fast frogs, toads and salamanders in the United States are disappearing from their habitats reveals they are vanishing at an alarming and rapid rate.
Certified sustainable segments of industries with the biggest environmental and social footprints -- agriculture, forestry and tourism -- have been growing for a decade.
There are quite a few things that might make the average high school senior think twice before applying to Reed College.