Scores of Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were hospitalized after drinking water that was apparently poisoned by extremists.
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Homer, one of the most famous poets of all time, is firmly entrenched in the Western canon as a master of classical literature.
What does employee engagement have to do with global sustainability or caring for the poor in India or the hungry in Africa? One simple premise: What gets our attention gets our time and dollars.
The nation could start to see the walls of its offices, businesses and homes become smarter as a two-year University of Michigan research-and-development project starts bearing fruit, participants say.
China's corruption scandal took a dramatic twist yesterday when the wife of the former high-flying Chinese politician Bo Xilai was accused of poisoning the British businessman Neil Heywood for threatening to expose her plan to move money abroad.
The Ogoniland region of Nigeria has long been badly polluted by decades of oil production that has fouled the delta and contaminated drinking water. A United Nations report last year recommended a massive recovery initiative, but so far the Nigerian government has shown few signs it will agree to the cleanup project.
University of Cambridge ESOL has unveiled a social media game, created by TAMBA, to help learners improve their English language ability.
US and Chinese officials take part in war games in bid to prevent military escalation from cyber attacks
Probably the most important scientific discovery of the 20th century – James D Watson and Francis Crick's description of the double-helix structure of DNA – was not peer reviewed before it was published in Nature in 1953.
Mild mannered though they seem, plants are extremely competitive, especially when it comes to getting their fair share of sunlight. Whether a forest or a farm, where plants grow a battle wages for the sun's rays.