Lack of opportunity, cash and ambition stops our students learning abroad
Moons like the one depicted in the film Avatar may be among the most common places to find alien life, scientists believe.
It's seen as a sign of respect awarded by scientists around the world searching for new species of plant and animal life. Now Barack Obama has the honour of having not one, but three species named after him.
For over 40 years Barton Biggs was the most innovative and successful investment manager on Wall Street, He was also the first "global investment strategist", and one of the first to invest in "emerging economies". In his seventies, however, he became an extreme pessimist, foreseeing the possibility of the collapse of civilisation.
Want to talk tough? Sit on an uncomfortable chair – for the texture of objects around us affects our behaviour
Police searching for the killer of Annie Le, a Yale student found murdered on what was supposed to be her wedding day, have raided the home of a Yale University lab technician who is described as a "person of interest" in the case.
Victim was beaten and strangled on university campus
Police were today hunting for a killer who hid a body investigators found inside a laboratory wall and believe to be that of a Yale University graduate student who vanished last week.
Women who have a natural birth form stronger bonds with their babies than those who deliver by Caesarean section, researchers say.
The home of one of America’s leading universities is a vibrant city
Connecticut's female 'architects of society' helped create today's International Women's Day. Harriet O'Brien explores this small state with big ideas
This spring, America's National Inventors' Hall of Fame will confer its greatest honour on the men and women whose ingenuity has changed our lives. The creations may be familiar, but how much do we know about the people who gave them to us?