People experiencing chronic shortness of breath may soon have a new way to help alleviate their discomfort, according to a Penn State College of Medicine pulmonology researcher.
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A £10m funding package to help widen access to higher education for students from poorer backgrounds has been unveiled by the Scottish government.
The human-resources administrator at the University of Toledo wrote that gay people have chosen their lifestyle and thus should not be thought of as "civil-rights victims."
Michigan's legislature set off a vociferous debate by passing a bill last Thursday to allow licensed pistols in schools, churches and college facilities -- the day before the tragic shooting in Connecticut.
Youth around the world want to work -- but aren't getting the support they need from the state.
Britain named a vast swathe of its Antarctic territory after Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday, capping a year of Diamond Jubilee celebrations marking the queen's 60th year on the throne.
In a trend called flipping the classroom, new technology tools and different approaches to learning are changing the way some college faculty teach their courses.
The Global Mail investigates rumours of a mysterious plague down-river from a giant gold mine in remote Papua New Guinea, and uncovers disturbing questions about the flow of benefits from the resources boom.
Given the complexities of graduate education, it can be hard to measure program success in meaningful ways.
This past Monday, elementary school principal and blogger Peter DeWitt wrote about what he felt were the stifling effects of a test-driven curriculum ...