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Could you survive the end of civilization?
On the October day that Congress nearly defaulted on the national debt, two dozen of the nation's top political scientists gathered privately in California to discuss what they viewed as one of the greatest crises in the nation's history.
Earth to climate change deniers: The vast majority of Americans are worried enough about global warming to want our government to help stop this scourge.
Public school children have become lab rats of policymakers who are eager to see change faster than we can study what works.
When I taught at Stanford University in the 1970's, I was always on the lookout for ways that technology could help to improve learning.
Author Ernest Gaines will present a reading at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom.
Single-occupancy car trips remain the "preferred mode" of transportation for Palo Alto residents who commute to work, as well as for non-residents who commute into the city for work each day.
It is unlikely that Buckingham Palace often holds speed dating evenings, but a host of young people were there this week to find potential new partners.
A Camp Kesem counselor shares a laugh with a camper at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.
A slight rise in pitch at the end of a sentence may be the most defining characteristic of a Valley girl, referring to the stereotypical ditzy, young, well-to-do, white women from the San Fernando Valley in southern California.
Menlo Park attorney John Martin grew up in San Mateo, but every morning during middle and high school, he got off the train at the Menlo station to catch a shuttle out to Woodside Priory.
Drawing on Globe writers, seasoned international columnists and former diplomats, World Insider offers Globe and Mail subscribers an unrivalled perspective of the world.
Diabetes is America's No. 7 cause of death, killing 71,000 annually, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report.
For all its hype as a potential panacea for companies everywhere, Big Data isn't necessarily useful data.
Researchers identified a small region of the central brain that may be responsible for human determination in the face of serious challenges.
Cellist Maya Beiser. The Israeli musician performs in "Linked Verse," a fusion of sound and image that blends Japanese and Western styles of music.
Higher education has long been touted as a way out of poverty, but that only works if poor students enroll in quality universities.