Education

How an Israeli school was a magnet for Amazon choosing New York

Cornell Tech's Roosevelt Island campus will supply the talent for the retail giant's new headquarters.

Episode 22: Ayelet Fishbach, popular psychology professor and expert on human behavior

An expert in human behavior and decision making, she studies everything from dinner menus to charitable giving.

At this camp, it’s computers instead of canoeing

Alumni have gone on to work for Sony, YouTube and the robot industry.

This pen makes reading easier for people with dyslexia

Device scans text and breaks words down into syllables using a digital voice.

Israel and China team up for joint university

After successful collaboration with Cornell, the Technion opens new facility in Asia.

New science and tech center unveiled in South Sudan

The center, with help from nonprofit humanitarian group IsraAid, will train South Sudanese youth to become engineers, technicians and mathematicians.

Here's how much you can drink in college without messing up your job prospects

Scientists figured out how much binge drinking is too much.

Will this new campus turn New York into the new Silicon Valley?

Cornell Tech is combining research, business and sustainability to usher in a new era.

Get a sneak peek of landlocked Jerusalem’s new aquarium

The 70,000-square-foot aquarium is set to open later this month.

10 of the strangest degrees you can get at college

From watching TV to managing golf courses, these unusual programs can make you a college grad.

Having a 'bad' child could be a good thing

Research shows their siblings may benefit from it.

This could be the coolest playground ever

A new company is turning science education into child’s play.

What I learned at the first-ever Nerdcon

A weekend with Nerdfighters filled with surprises, insights and a whole lot of Ryans.

Want to launch a billion-dollar company? Then go to one of these colleges

The alumni from these 15 schools have the magic for creating 'unicorns.'

This farm thrives on a mall rooftop

Green in The City is producing 'thousands of vegetables' while helping to build a blueprint for eco-friendly urban farming.