'The Social Network,' a new film directed by David Fincher, and based on a book by Ben Mezrich, topped the box office charts in the US over the weekend. But critics of the film say Fincher and Mezrich got plenty of things wrong, from the history of Facebook to the portrayal of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
Although in vitro fertilization has brought joy to many families, the Nobel Prize for its co-developer is also a reminder of the bioethical questions raised by IVF technology.
Nobel Prize winner Robert Edwards is the British scientist who developed in-vitro fertilization, a controversial breakthrough that helped infertile couples but drew criticism from some religious groups.
Times Higher Education, the United Kingdom's leading higher education news publication, today released its first-ever international university rankings. American universities dominate the top of the Times list, faring much better than in rankings released last week by former Times partner Quacquarelli Symonds. The disparate results have already prompted debate about the criteria for evaluating and ranking universities.
The annual QS survey of the world's Top 200 universities says the best picks are in the US and the UK. But Asian schools are on the rise.
Smartphones, along with netbooks, are in such high demand that chip designer ARM saw second quarter profits beat industry projections.
What the tragedy of the BP oil spill has taught us about regulations, technology, and how our energy diet must change.
Henry Louis Gates, the Harvard professor arrested last year by Sgt. James Crowley, could have been avoided, according to a review of the case.
North Korea accused the US Monday of aggressive military moves in the zone separating the two Koreas. The North is undergoing a leadership transition.