New York's Empire State Building will be lit up in yellow to mark a day that organisers hope will put a smile on millions of faces.
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More than a quarter of humanities researchers in Norway have never published, according to the first evaluation of the discipline in the country for 30 years.
Six full-time professors -- including leaders of efforts to question administration -- lose jobs.
The world faces a looming challenge of handling our waste, an increasing percentage of which is made of plastic, which simply does not go away.
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The shores of Scotland’s Orkney Islands are dotted with ruins that date to the Stone Age.
Chinese scientists say they have "teleported" a photon particle from the ground to a satellite orbiting 1,400km (870 miles) away.
Chinese scientists can win awards of up to $165,000 (£127,000) from their universities for publishing in leading scientific journals, according to research that exposes the country’s system of “cash for articles”.
Dev Bootcamp, a coding boot camp that Kaplan acquired three years ago for an undisclosed sum, this week announced that it will shut down this December.
If you want to see the future of transport in action, you might expect to tour a Silicon Valley research and development lab.