We have few clear answers to fundamental questions about how humanity communicates.
One third of the flow decline over the past two decades was likely due to higher temperatures in the Colorado River's Upper Basin.
While memorized skills and procedures are useful, knowing the underlying meanings and understanding how they work builds problem-solving skills so that students may go beyond solving the standard book chapter problem.
It is very hard to count small populations and characterize their distribution accurately. Nonetheless, scientists and the Indonesian government are forming a plan to rescue the imperiled Javan rhino.
A college education is increasingly necessary for success in today’s economy. It’s also increasingly expensive.
The real reason so few families use 529 plans, however, is that they don’t actually make college more affordable.
By not dealing with the union, Yale is taking a necessary step to test the legality of the “micro-units.”
Growing youth unemployment remains a socio-economic challenge in Africa. Several initiatives are being deployed to address this but are undermined by a flawed approach.
Since fighting first erupted in Syria in March 2011, many have discussed the role of the Arab Spring, the attendant Arab Winter, Syria’s government, sectarianism and the rise of the Islamic State to explain it. These factors, while important, ignore a key part of the story – Syria’s past.