Experts believe the next deadly human pandemic will almost certainly be a virus that spills over from wildlife to humans. The reasons why have a lot to do with the frenetic pace with which we are destroying wild places and disrupting ecosystems.
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Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi is making a career change, from icon of liberty opposing Myanmar's junta to party boss in a fragile new quasi-democracy. The transition hasn't
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google officially laid down their arms on Thursday, ending a seven-year legal war with a peace agreement that both parties plan to keep sealed from the public and the courts.
In 2003, coal was king in Utah -- it meant cheap energy and plenty of jobs -- so the market for renewables was virtually nonexistent. Then two professors found a new way to talk about wind power.
These worries are as old as the Republic. American colleges and universities are not going down the tubes.
Gov. Rick Perry today is expected to encourage state colleges and universities to consider incorporating a competency-based model into their academic offerings.
Facebook Inc passed the 1 billion user mark in September, a level of global penetration that is both a remarkable achievement for an 8-year-old social network and a heightened
If it seems like all the university presidents and vice provosts are visiting Brazil these days, that’s because they are.
Brown passes legislation to create free open-source digital textbooks for the state’s three higher ed systems
A new scorecard evaluates hazardous chemicals in mobile phones, including Apple's latest hit, the iPhone 5.