When Silent Spring was published in 1962, author Rachel Carson was subjected to vicious personal assaults that had nothing do with the science or the merits of pesticide use. Those attacks find a troubling parallel today in the campaigns against climate scientists who point to evidence of a rapidly warming world.
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A hundred years since the sinking of the Titanic, we fear a similar fate for our planetary ship. Here's how business needs to step up.
New mothers who read and write blogs may feel less alone than mothers who do not participate in a blogging community, according to family studies researchers.
A much-awaited survey on adjunct working conditions, released today, finds what many have long suspected: Adjuncts don’t make much money ...
E-mail messages were flying among leaders of the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia in the weeks leading up to the ouster of Teresa A. Sullivan as president of the university.
Today, enrollment in online courses is growing at a faster rate than that of overall higher education, and more schools are striving to increase their web-based programs.
Water will run out in just nine days for tens of thousands of refugees who have fled from Sudan into South Sudan, overwhelming the few camps in this parched stretch of Upper Nile State, the aid agency Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday.
Big companies have long used catchy taglines to give consumers a feel for their guiding principles, or their "corporate culture" to use the buzzwords.
The latest in a series of real-time posts by corporate and other executives attending the Rio+20 events.
Stanford University began sharing recordings of events and faculty presentations on iTunes U in 2005, and since then it has steadily increased its online offerings.