Now you can post your English proficiency level for free on LinkedIn. A variety of online tests can give learners a score - the question is, how much can others believe what you post?
A United Nations official says nearly 95 percent of African children living with AIDS do not have a way to get treatment for the disease.
A four-year-long study shows that the small organisms are not just food for whales and other sea creatures. It found that plankton are a major provider of oxygen for our planet.
CubeSat is designed to test the idea of solar sailing, using the power of light to move a spacecraft.
If you have a long list of vocabulary words to learn, you might want to write them into a familiar song. Researchers have found that the brain remember things, especially languages, better if you sing them.
A measure called Trade Adjustment Assistance is meant to help workers displaced by global competition. Opponents say it is wasteful. Congress will have to deal with this and other issues when it debates future trade deals.
While all exercise is good, it seems running might be better. Running is hard on the body. But a recent study claims that runners live longer than those who don’t run.
Researchers have developed a device that can make a three dimensional study of a building and map its energy efficiency.
The ability of the bees to pollinate crops and help ecosystems survive is threatened. Environmentalists blame the insecticide for the decline of wild bees in the United States and Europe.
Ransomware is a kind of software that locks up files or access to a computer until money is paid. The Federal Bureau of Investigation says use of ransomware is spreading in the U.S.
The Senate recently passed a measure meant to ease passage of trade legislation. The bill will affect approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, which involves 12 nations around the Pacific Ocean.
The disease meningitis is a health threat every year to 21 African countries. Now, scientists say they can predict meningitis and other diseases with the help of satellites orbiting the Earth.