A loose group of stars that has been known for more than 180 years but never before studied in detail has been revealed to be an important new tool in the quest to understand the evolution of stars like the Sun, and in the search for planets like Earth.
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Faculty members at California State University were similarly skeptical and warned of "Walmartization" last year as trustees charged each campus $50,000 to help fund CSU Online.
Asian Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the U.S. This means envy and resentment may follow.
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The hunt for substitutes for rare earth minerals is gaining momentum as auto makers, lighting companies and clean tech developers seek to reduce their reliance on thin and unreliable supplies
Islamist Mohamed Morsy was declared Egypt's first freely elected president on Sunday, sparking joy among his Muslim Brotherhood supporters on the streets who vowed to continue to try
Lying on your CV about your qualifications is becoming more widespread in a tough jobs market. Now a new online service could find you out
Saudi Arabia is to allow its women athletes to compete in the Olympics for the first time.
On the outskirts of Doha, capital of one of the world's richest countries, migrant workers who have helped build the city's glittering skyscrapers and luxury shopping malls live in conditions
Dr Joanne Benford, an Open University lecturer, is being investigated for suspected plagiarism after allegedly publishing a Dylan Thomas story under her own name.