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To stem the tide of childhood obesity, healthy food initiatives are targeting schools -- and finding success.
4 | January 29, 2013 5:58am |
As a consultant for Fortune 500 companies and government agencies, Michael Michalko knows how to bring out the creativity in even the most uninspired mind.
7 | January 28, 2013 3:00am |
DELHI -- India's new telescope will beat out the McMath-Pierce Solar Telescope in Arizona.
5 | January 28, 2013 12:00am |
The e-learning industry is heating up as a trio of startups receive funding for cloud-based education platforms that personalize instruction for students.
1 | January 24, 2013 8:25am |
As a result of the Newtown, Conn. school shooting, a handheld white board for classrooms has been developed to stop a bullet fired at close range.
16 | January 24, 2013 4:47am |
Well, the coldest inhabited one, anyway. Welcome to the village of Oymyakon, in Russia.
1 | January 23, 2013 4:24pm |
Loss of sleep means loss of productivity -- which for companies, means loss of revenues.
2 | January 23, 2013 10:21am |
Can the outcome of the American football championship affect the U.S. stock market? Economists say yes.
4 | January 23, 2013 3:04am |
Two of the world's top oil and gas producers are transitioning to renewable energy. So why isn't the U.S.? Energy expert Chris Nelder reports from the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.
30 | January 23, 2013 3:00am |
'The only way to learn about entrepreneurship is by doing it.'
3 | January 22, 2013 7:02pm |
U.S. President Barack Obama kicked off his second term today, and between the pomp and circumstance, offered a spirited defense of how progressive ideals benefit commerce.
24 | January 21, 2013 8:32pm |
Cognitive psychologists show human brains evolved to prioritize unfiltered information from social interaction.
January 21, 2013 12:36am |
PARIS -- A notable boutique for invention celebrates its tenth anniversary and reaffirms its promise to help innovators get ideas off the ground.
January 18, 2013 1:20am |
The proprietor of a 20,000 sq. ft. coworking space and classroom in Brooklyn discusses entrepreneurism, expansion and education without degrees.
1 | January 18, 2013 1:20am |
Innovation may be a feel-good concept, but it's a source of stress for many business leaders, latest GE study reveals.
9 | January 17, 2013 3:53pm |
With the tech-driven manufacturing resurgence, a call to establish university programs dedicated to preparing people to lead this economic growth engine.
13 | January 16, 2013 9:18pm |
Is tablet-centered learning coming to The Big Apple?
23 | January 16, 2013 11:00am |
Coursera to offer fee-based certificates for completion of some online courses. This increases the prospect of an alternative to traditional diploma-based programs, and boosts the MOOC business model.
January 14, 2013 9:17am |
TeachAIDS uses carefully developed software to overcome cultural stigmas and bring competent HIV education to the masses
January 14, 2013 1:40am |
DELHI -- Its maker says the "Made in China" charge is a "silly accusation" while looking to the United States market.
January 14, 2013 12:00am |