| Feb 25, 2014
| 3:41 PM
"The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance," released this week by Oxford University Press, chronicles the steep increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States over the last two decades. The new book offers provocative...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 8:55 AM
* Polish minister played role in ending Kiev violence
* Warsaw's economic growth gives it diplomatic muscle
* Poland seeks to take lead on EU's eastern policy
By Christian Lowe
WARSAW, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Last Friday, as Ukrainian
| Feb 23, 2014
Beyond the burning barricades and the corpses in the streets, here is what is at stake in Ukraine's insurrectionary drama.
The future of Ukraine as an independent state-nation
Intense violence inside a state, still falling short of civil war, can go...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Less than a year after disgraced former Rep. Mel Reynolds ran a failed bid for Congress under the slogan of “redemption,” the convicted sex offender is again facing allegations of sexual misconduct, this time in Zimbabwe, according to...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 8:08 AM
(Reuters) - Shares in British intellectual property marketing company IP Group Plc rose as much as 13 percent on Friday after it said a company in which it has invested plans to raise funds and list on London's junior stock market.
The company, Xeros...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 4:10 PM
On Friday, Jan. 31, students from Jennifer Shannon's fifth grade class at the CREC Reggio Magnet School traveled to Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) to compete in the United States qualifying round of an international literature competition....
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:44 PM
"Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain"
Oxford University Press, $24.95
The English language is a strange and maddening thing, full of inconsistencies and so many spelling exceptions that they appear to be the rule...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:54 PM
To the world's lengthening list of possible leisure-time activities, you can add this rather surprising one: Do hard-core, but not particularly hard, scientific research.
Thanks to Zooniverse, a project headquartered at the Adler Planetarium, Oxford...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Scientists have mapped the effects of war, colonization, trade, migration and slavery on the genetic mixing of humans over the bulk of recorded history and created an online interactive atlas of humanity's genetic history.
In a paper published...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 11:19 AM
The Mark Twain House & Museum Center will host an animal rights activist and author, a historian of scrapbooks and an expert on how writers can use social media.
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m., Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder of People for the Ethical...