The Belo Monte dam, now under construction in the Amazon, is heralded as an abundant power source for Brazil’s burgeoning economy.
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Archaeologists in the eastern Mediterranean region have been unearthing spherical jugs, used by the ancients for storing and trading oil, wine, and other valuable commodities.
Treating adolescents for major depression can also reduce their chances of abusing drugs later on, a secondary benefit found in a five-year study of nearly 200 youths at 11 sites across the United States.
If one had to guess at a sector of the tenure-track and tenured professoriate likely to have the lowest job satisfaction, assistant professors might seem logical.
New standards adopted today in California will make new construction in the state, as well as major alterations and additions to existing buildings, among the most energy efficient in the nation.
The main rivals in the international higher education rankings business went head to head last week to launch league tables of the world’s top newer universities.
Class sizes have increased, courses have been cut and tuition has been raised — repeatedly.
Memories of the Tiananmen massacres are refusing to fade, despite the Communist Party's 23-year efforts to airbrush them from history.
We’ve compiled an engaging list of the lowest-priced, highest-quality and most fuel-efficient cars with the highest resale values in which to send the kids off to school.
Rising abuse of synthetic marijuana is prompting lawmakers, law enforcement officials and parents to try to get the substances banned.