U.S. consumers tell researchers they want to buy environmentally friendly products, but so far they haven’t been doing that on a large scale. Now a host of companies and nonprofits are trying to use new technology — from smartphones to social networking — to make it easier for buyers to make the green choice.
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Syrian troops pounded opposition areas, activists said, killing 74 civilians in an offensive that has sent thousands of refugees surging into Turkey before next week's U.N.-backed ceasefire aimed at staunching a year of bloodshed.
Pity the winner of the 2013 Masters, who for all the wonderful golf he will have played and all the great players he will have beaten, might be destined to share his moment with an American businesswoman named Virginia Rometty, who reached the summit of the corporate pile this year when she was appointed the CEO of the computer group IBM.
The Yale College faculty passed a resolution Thursday expressing concern about a partnership with the National University of Singapore -- voting for the measure even after President Richard Levin made a strong appeal that they not do so.
Prof Jim Hansen to use lecture at Edinburgh International Science Festival to call for worldwide tax on all carbon emissions
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.