Hundreds of U.S. nuclear warheads are kept ready to launch within minutes—making us less safe, not safer.
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Doubts about the labor-market returns of bachelor’s degrees, while never serious, can be put to rest.
Facebook has tied up with India's Reliance Communications to provide basic internet services on mobile phones for free
One of the world’s most dazzling engineering feats is largely hidden from view.
Academic deans straddle two realms: those of the administration and the faculty.
Data about Earth's vital signs is growing in leaps and bounds, and soon anyone will be able to monitor greenhouse gases in cities, states and countries by using their mobile phone.
A state lawmaker wants to bring a higher educational hub to downtown Sioux City...
The University of California Press is building a new open-access publishing model around the idea that reviewers and researchers in the hard sciences can support new forms of scholarly communication by "paying it forward."
Hacking group Anonymous has issued another warning against the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) terror group.
Most observers agree that adjunct instructors deserve better pay, but what about $15,000 per course?