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When Does a Scientist Get Called a Whore?

Before this weekend, the top discussion topics on the forum of Biology-Online -- which describes itself as the "world's largest and most comprehensive biology discussion board," were on mutations and body temperature.

Global network of research universities

Four of the world’s major research university groups released a joint statement in China on 10 October outlining the characteristics of contemporary research universities as the next step towards establishing an international network of the four associations.

New Faces of Civic Learning

One can’t very well expect two dozen students who live an hour or more away from a campus to drive in for a community service project on a Saturday morning.

Troubling Stats on Adult Literacy

Eight years ago, a national survey on adult literacy offered data on the extent to which Americans -- even those with college credentials -- were declining in their proficiency to do the basic kinds of reading people use in everyday life.