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American universities top a list of educational institutions ranked according to their number of international patent applications.


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Journal Price Tags Revealed

By | June 18, 2014

Economists explore the wheelings and dealings of universities and publishers during largely secret negotiations regarding access to scientific journals.


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Fewer Dollars for Universities

By | September 27, 2012

The United States government is concerned over the declining levels of state funding for public research universities, citing a threat to overall economic health.


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Best Places for Postdocs, 2012

By | April 1, 2012

Postdocs at this year’s top-ranked institutions get to tackle human health and disease from every angle. 


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Checking on Science Ed

By | March 1, 2012

A National Academies of Science panel is nearly done evaluating research institutions with a critical eye on the quality of undergraduate education.


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Britain Announces New University

By | January 5, 2012

The UK’s universities minister announces a plan for a new science and tech university funded entirely by non-government dollars.



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