Aside from the well-intentioned efforts of a few notable companies, Earth Day often serves as a launchpad for misguided, ill-conceived and downright counterproductive green-themed pitches. Here are some of this year's worst.
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A direct comparison between human graders and software designed to score student essays achieved virtually identical levels of accuracy, with the software in some cases proving to be more reliable, a groundbreaking study has found.
The ability for computer technology to automatically create a society of smart, tolerant citizens may be more hype and hope than reality...
With soaring human populations and rapid climate change putting unprecedented pressure on species, conservationists must look to innovative strategies — from creating migratory corridors to preserving biodiversity hotspots — if we are to prevent countless animals and plants from heading to extinction.
A catastrophic failure compounded by a lack of failover strategies and an inability to think the unthinkable.
The National council of teacher education (NCTE) has taken an initiative to reform and revamp teaching education system in the country.
In a move that expands higher education to a global audience, the University of Michigan has begun to offer online courses to anyone for free.
If Texas wants to be a stronger competitor globally in the future, it needs a plan that helps more people earn college certificates or degrees R
President Obama displayed quick damage-control reflexes last week when he called out Democratic pundit Hilary Rosen for claiming that Ann Romney, mother of five, had "never worked a day in her life."
As the demise of the Sopa anti-piracy act showed, established arguments for protecting the rights of content creators are almost impossible to apply to a digital world