Over the last year, there has been a surge of interest in the problem of ocean plastic pollution. The media drumbeat began with the now-infamous turtle video, continued through National Geographic’s year-long “Planet or Plastic” series, and hit a new high with the BBC release of “Blue Planet ll.”
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Nowadays Chinese elderly are more tech-savvy than ever before, Beijing Business Today citing a consumption report jointly released by China's e-commerce platform Suning.com and Suning Finance that said on Tuesday that the over 65-year-old group showed more strength in purchasing smartphones and Single Lens Reflex Camera than the middle-aged group ranging from 45-60 years old.
Federal judge rejects challenge to 2016 borrower-defense rule, clearing the way for new benefits for borrowers, including tens of thousands who attended defunct for-profit colleges.
Like many US colleges, Virginia Tech struggles with costs. Almost half its graduates leave with loan debt averaging more than $30,000 (£22,700) apiece. But unlike many US colleges, its students don’t seem to be getting especially grumpy about it.
This year's Jefferson lecture focuses on how "the humanities have what medicine needs."
Every major university is wrestling with how to adapt to the technology wave of artificial intelligence — how to prepare students not only to harness the powerful tools of A.I., but also to thoughtfully weigh its ethical and social implications.
South Africa’s largest city proudly notes that it has one of the world’s largest urban forests. But an invasive insect has been killing Johannesburg’s trees by the tens of thousands, and baffled experts are scrambling to find ways to stop it.
A tiny Android smartphone designed to be a "companion phone" to a full-sized device has been launched in the US - using the brand name Palm.
This week at VERGE 18, GreenBiz and Siemens are unveiling a new research project on how large companies and government agencies are adapting to a rapidly transforming energy landscape that is decentralized, digitized and distributed.
Open-access agreement’s founder says enthusiastic response has already increased ambition