Molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shared a Nobel Prize for her research on telomeres—structures at the tips of chromosomes that play a key role in cellular aging. But she was frustrated that important health ...

After a polarizing presidential election, Raynard Kington, the president of Grinnell College in Iowa, writes his opinion about how academia failed to see the “other America” that led to Donald Trump’s election ...

Show of hands: How many of you could use a few hundred pages of fun, stress-free escape from current events? I thought so. Me too. I have just the thing: Amy Poeppel’s debut novel, “Small Admissions.” This is the ...

Show of hands: How many of you could use a few hundred pages of fun, stress-free escape from current events? I thought so. Me too. I have just the thing: Amy Poeppel’s debut novel, “Small Admissions.” This is the ...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - In Savannah, the sight of art-loving college students drawing in their sketchpads is as much a part of downtown as the city’s picturesque squares. Jacksonville’s downtown has nothing that ...

Katy Steinmetz is a TIME correspondent based in San Francisco. It has been a long damn year. But you know what studies show may help ease your pain? Swearing. In this era of endless squabbling over what is or is not ...

Thomas C. Schelling, a game theorist who received the Nobel Prize in economics for insights that were credited with lessening the nuclear threat during the Cold War — and with helping explain why some neighborhoods ...

My daughter, Kirsten Fedewa, tells this story: Recently, I was honored to escort a World War II veteran named Fame Academia on the final day of the 2016 Republican Convention. His desire was to attend the Republican ...

THE modern Gothic building at 320 Yueyang Road has been a palace of scientific progress since its completion in the summer of 1931. “Shanghai Institute of Science, a young but already full-fledged organization which ...

The International Leadership Conference series, a flagship project of the Universal Peace Federation, serves as a convener of leading stakeholders from throughout the world who are committed to a search for realistic ...

Bangkok:  Thai authorities are investigating the BBC over a Thai-language profile of the new king, officials said Wednesday, after the article outraged ultra-royalists in a country where criticism of the monarchy is ...

Apple's AI research department is going to be breaking its long silence and start publishing papers, according to a report by Bloomberg. The tech giant's newly hired director of AI research delivered the news during ...

KUALA LUMPUR: The Higher Education Ministry is committed to redesign the sector in efforts to improve graduate employability by expanding industry collaborations. Its minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said there is a ...

A new website is listing professors it deems "leftist." Freedom of speech and thought are, in theory, what drives academia — and a new website is drawing criticism for threatening those virtues. Professor Watchlist ...

He was speaking at the International Conference on Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells. (Representative Image) India needs to increase the pace of research in regenerative medicine to come up to the global level, ...

Fidel was born in 1926 during a period when then-President Gerardo Machado was cutting off the traditional elite from its long-held power and defending the island’s sovereignty from the United States. As a child, ...

KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic Finance InnoFest (IFInnoFest) 2016 is among many initiatives put forward by the Islamic finance industry to generate innovative ideas that would push the sector forward. International Centre for ...

KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic Finance InnoFest (IFInnoFest) 2016 is among many initiatives put forward by the Islamic finance industry to generate innovative ideas that would push the sector forward. International Centre for ...

Part of the work at the Flatiron Institute involves complicated numerical simulations of exploding stars, as shown here. Chris Hayward/Center for Computational Astrophysics/Flatiron Institute; and Phil ...

A new private research institute financed by the billionaire James H. Simons in New York will develop software tools and apply cutting edge computing techniques to science often not possible in academia and industry. ...