The diplomatic standoff over WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange escalated on Wednesday after Britain threatened to raid Ecuador's embassy in London if Quito did not hand over Assange,
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The factory that makes Kalashnikov rifles in Russia is being kept afloat by demand from the United States.
The Saylor Foundation has nearly finished creating a full suite of free, online courses in a dozen popular undergraduate majors.
What is the full natural capital cost of your morning orange juice? A debut monthly column looks at the hidden price tags.
Free online tutorial service Khan Academy has launched a new series of instructional videos and tutorials covering the field of computer science.
Bill Gates is betting the toilet of the future for the developing world will be solar powered.The world's leading private philanthropist handed a $100,000 prize to the California Institute
Out-of-state students are becoming increasingly important at universities in Kansas and Missouri, which are searching for ways to offset rising costs and cuts in state funding for higher education.
When the U.S. Supreme Court last issued a ruling on the consideration of race in admissions decisions, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's decision (which preserved the right to consider race and ethnicity) specifically cited briefs filed by various groups that were not themselves parties to the case.
India's massive power failure left more than 600 million people without electricity and prompted calls for energy reforms -- including the use of more sustainable energy sources. Will this lead to opportunities for companies to update India’s infrastructure and deploy new technologies for greater growth?
If the average American teen sends a staggering 3,000 text messages a month, you can be sure that there are more than a few letters, commas and apostrophes missing.