EnergyPoints, a data mining startup, has developed a way to compare whether a wind farm or a desalination plant will do more good--using just one simple number.
A new Senate report finds that the University of Phoenix and its ilk spend twice as much on marketing, recruiting, and profits as they do on instruction.
If you think libraries are just about checking out books, you’re in the wrong century. A new feature of one Connecticut library is a place where people can come play with 3-D printers, creating instead of just consuming.
First, use your eyes. But when those fail, this new way of linking cell phones could provide last minute warnings when your vehicle is about to crush a biker or pedestrian.
The new device won’t go off when you’re cooking, but it’s a lot better at saving your life.
Using mobile phones, organizations are making it easy for anyone to access banks and insurance, creating a more stable life for rural farmers in the developing world.
For many forest rangers, coming to work each day means facing off against better armed and equipped poachers, intent on taking home elephant tusks, leopard skins, and other things we’d rather the animals kept.