The pressure from weeks of street protests by UK students over university tuition hikes has rattled the government coalition and revealed a movement with a sophisticated command of social-media organizing.
Royal watcher Katie Nicholl finds Princes William and Harry rather charming.
Scientists are designing silicon-carbide sensors that can transmit data and survive a plunge into the 1,650 degrees F heat found in a volcano. Silicon-based sensors fry at 660 degrees F.
Last Thursday, the J. Craig Venter genomics research institute announced that it has created the first organism with a manmade genome, offering a potential breakthrough in our understanding how complex life first emerged.
Instead of learning on by rote, children engage and teach each other as part of a community of learners through the internet.
Scientists say history has proven that when the Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupts the Katla volcano erupts too.
International adoption has fallen sharply under tougher scrutiny caused by issues like Haiti's post-quake orphan scandal as well as stricter global regulations.