A 6,500-year-old Sumerian gold jar, the head of a Sumerian battle axe and a stone from an Assyrian palace were among 45 relics returned to Iraq by Germany on Monday.
The post-card perfect beaches of Hawaii’s Big Island will now be safer from toxic litter and costly waste thanks to recent decisions by the Hawaii County Council and Mayor Billy […]
Water-Saving College Students Pour It On. What began as a classroom discussion in Wisconsin has blossomed into a national project to raise water conservation awareness and help people lower their […]
Vertical gardens are cropping up all over cities these days, transforming drab urban facades into vibrant jungles of color.
GlaxoSmithKline Plc (GSK), Sanofi (SAN) and other health-care companies are joining forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, governments and institutions to fight so-called neglected tropical diseases such as […]
Falling Costs Drive Growth of Solar Energy Generation in India. Two years after India launched an ambitious plan to dramatically increase the use of solar power, this renewable energy is […]
Dentists across the country, including New Hampshire, will be offering free services to low-income children this week, including dental examinations, cleanings, fluoride treatment, and sealants.
Now the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is presenting a “mini-museum” inside the Prado Museum in Madrid, showcasing paintings by Velazquez, Titian and Caravaggio, as well as ancient gold […]
Civil rights drama The Help has won three prizes at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards, including best cast and best actress for Viola Davis. Another of the film’s stars, […]
Online Textbooks Update Student Learning. Electronic books, or e-books, have changed the way many of us read for pleasure. Now digital text books – educational volumes which are read online […]