Scientists are conducting intriguing — and counterintuitive — experiments at several sites in Germany: Bringing back long-lost herbivores, such as water buffalo, to encourage the spread of native plants that have fared poorly in Europe’s human-dominated landscape.
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French fighter jets pounded an Islamist rebel stronghold deep in northern Mali on Sunday as Paris poured more troops into the capital Bamako, awaiting a West African force to dislodge
Aaron H. Swartz, who was charged in 2011 with making unauthorized downloads of more than four million journal articles, died at the age of 26.
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The University of Buckingham in the UK last week announced that it had stopped accreditation of courses for a private university in Uganda over freedom of speech issues and the controversy surrounding the homosexuality bill in the East African country.
A former academic at the National University of Singapore, or NUS, has been found guilty of fabricating more than 20 research papers published in international academic journals ...
Four months ago, the parents of a teenage South Korean girl were at their wits' end over her addiction to surfing the Internet for pornography.
The Beijing Overseas Study Service Association (BOSSA) – China’s largest association for small study abroad agencies – has launched the national alliance COSSA, which it hopes will become the first ever national agency association in China.
A new survey of nearly 300 colleges and universities by Moody’s Investors Service shows that about one-third expect their net tuition revenue will either decline outright this year or increase at a rate that fails to keep pace with inflation, a sign of the continued financial pressure they face.