Prof Jim Hansen to use lecture at Edinburgh International Science Festival to call for worldwide tax on all carbon emissions
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How the prestige game costs students more money for a lower-quality education
New Invisible Children video an attempt to address widespread criticism their work oversimplified the conflict
U.N. -Arab League envoy Kofi Annan says the Syrian army and rebels must end all violence by 6 a.m. Syrian time on April 12 if the government meets its agreed deadline to halt fighting two days earlier.
A radical proposal to modify physique and behaviour in response to climate change has been greeted with outrage
In mid-2006, the Emirate of Dubai broke ground on a new development located 12 miles outside of the city proper and cordoned off by a series of major roads. Dubai International Academic City, as developers dubbed the project, sought to establish a site in the emirate dedicated to the foundation and free operation of international university centers, branches, and satellites.
The Journal Associate Editor Stephen Noonoo recently spoke with Khan Academy's Matt Wahl, who splits his time between the products and implementation teams, about the newly released iPad app, using data in the classroom, and how the company thinks schools can finally dump the "sage on the stage" model once and for all.
Some people quit smoking on the first try while others have to try to quit repeatedly. Using such mobile technology as hand-held computers and smartphones, a team of researchers from Penn State and the University of Pittsburgh is trying to find out why.
If flying cars and uncannily dexterous robots haven't tipped you off already, know this: the future is here.
As Opower launches a new Facebook app using rivalry to reduce energy use, GreenBiz Senior Writer Marc Gunther discusses how social networks and mobile devices can boost sustainable business.