South-African swimmer Cameron van der Burgh, who won a gold medal in the 100-meter breaststroke, admitted to cheating recently.
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The vision of a radical new college is taking shape in Pittsburgh, where a 27-year-old is trying to right the wrongs he sees in America’s higher education system.
Why do adults continue to play throughout their lives while most other mature mammals cease such behavior?
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Mt Tongariro on the North Island erupts for first time in 115 years, blanketing wide area with ash but causing no injuries
Apple has eliminated Google's YouTube as a pre-loaded app on its mobile devices as the battle for users escalates between the tech giants.
The relationship between business and nonprofits has evolved dramatically as the two sides found ways to develop mutually beneficial efforts, and -- more recently -- collaborative partnerships.
As shrimp aquaculture has boomed globally to keep pace with surging demand, the environmental toll on mangroves and other coastal ecosystems has been severe. Now, conservation groups and some shrimp farmers are creating a certification scheme designed to clean up the industry and reward sustainable producers.
Bedouin tribes have held sway here for centuries, but amid the country's political instability, extremists are finding its lawless terrain ideal.
Duke University will acquire the papers of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, a scholar, writer and theologian who is widely recognized as one of the most influential religious leaders of the 20th century