Deal to make Ikea furniture in Cuban prisons was hatched using East German trading connections, according to reports
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Harvard and MIT are joining forces to launch edX, an open-source, online education platform. Leaders from both universities discussed how they hope to transform teaching and learning on campus and around the globe.
Parkinson's disease, a disorder which affects movement and cognition, affects over a million Americans, including actor Michael J. Fox, who first brought it to the attention of many TV-watching Americans.
In a single new scientific publication, 24 new species of lizards known as skinks, all from islands in the Caribbean, have been discovered and scientifically named.
A pioneering Pierce County school district and a leading online education company have decided to end a partnership that began in 2006.
Head teachers have rejected an industry report which suggests video games have educational benefits.
After evaluating 24 million miles of electric-vehicle driving, the EV Project has learned some lessons that could have huge implications for EVs' success. Here's what we know now.
Lawmakers are close to making the same mistake on college loans they did with housing. When government subsidies help send prices soaring, borrowers should be restrained. To curb the crazy growth of higher education costs demands less, not more, of Uncle Sam’s involvement.
Social network Facebook is allowing its 900 million users to share their organ donor status in an effort to spread awareness.
Aussie e-Learning applications are gaining favour with investors and academics alike.