Topic: Duke University
Ocean conveyor belt theory, which posits that warm surface water flows poleward from the tropics and cools, where it then sinks and flows back to the equator, is incorporating some surprising twists and turns.
06/21/2010 05:04 pm
For powerhouse teams, is a lottery or a two-part tariff the answer?
06/17/2010 05:20 pm
The Federal Trade Commission is holding hearings on whether government should have any regulatory role as blogs and web-only news sites proliferate. It's a red flag for many journalists.
06/05/2010 10:16 am
A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
06/02/2010 12:16 pm
Options for boosting your SAT scores range from a free sample SAT test to $1,000 prep courses. Do they really help?
05/20/2010 03:48 pm
Timber officials inked a deal with nine environmental groups. Increasingly, boreal-forest preservation has been considered as vital as tropical-forest preservation in efforts to fight global warming.
05/18/2010 09:42 pm
The L.A. Wagner festival showcases a host of modern interpretations inspired by the German composer's work.
04/26/2010 06:31 pm
The US centenarian population is doubling every decade – and they're redefining aging and longevity.
04/17/2010 11:26 am
On Monday Obama played basketball with kids. He threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Nationals-Phillies game. Next up, the NCAA finals in men's basketball, which the president will 'absolutely' be watching.
04/05/2010 06:09 pm
In Pictures March Madness mascots