Doubts are growing about the planned ceasefire in Syria after the government made new demands and the rebels said they believed the plan would fail
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For Bill Zandi, the son of Moody's Analytics Chief Economist Mark Zandi, enrolling as a student at a prestigious private institution like Wake Forest University was less surprising than the student's choice of major: philosophy.
Dozens of new organisations are springing up around the UK, campaigning on issues from lads' mags to benefit cuts
Large-scale industrial agriculture depends on engineering the land to ensure the absence of natural diversity. But as the recent emergence of herbicide-tolerant weeds on U.S. farms has shown, nature ultimately finds a way to subvert uniformity and assert itself.
Is the One Laptop per Child scheme producing the results we expected?
Sure, there are all sorts of pared-down but free options for reduce the energy used by your computer fleet. But sometimes free is too cheap, and it'll end up costing you in the end.
The senior Communist Party figure at the centre of China's most sensational political scandal in decades, Bo Xilai, has been suspended from the party's ruling elite amid revelations his wife has been named a prime suspect in the murder of British national Neil Heywood.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam on Tuesday refused to sign a bill that would permit discussion of creationism in classrooms alongside the traditional evolutionary-based explanation of the origins of life, but allowed it to become law anyway.
A new trade group aims to reduce environmental damage from rare earth materials, but it likely won't increase the supply of the minerals -- which cleantech and IT firms depend on -- or check soaring prices.
A year ago, the notion that Smith College -- with a $1 billion endowment, high student demand, and frequently cited educational quality -- was raising existential questions, particularly about its economic model, seemed a fairly radical notion.