This fall, nearly 100 schools across France will be forgoing some afternoon class time to spend more time on sports.
Some 500,000 women die during childbirth each year. Mary Issaka, 2010's Midwife Champion of the Year, has some ideas on how to bring that number down.
More than 170 lives have been lost to a lead poisoning outbreak linked to informal mining in Nigeria. Now, the global medical community is scrambling to help.
Fans are flooding into South Africa for the World Cup and officials insist that they're ready. Not everyone agrees.
For inspiration into a potentially life-saving device, students at Rice University looked to the humble salad spinner.
Last month, John Shepherd-Barron, the inventor of the ATM, died. But not before he changed the banking industry.
When researchers can't knock on people's doors, cell phones are providing valuable information on where to send help.
With people constantly leaking personal information to Facebook, Google and closed circuit cameras, is privacy still possible?
While the United States focused on Facebook's byzantine privacy policies, Europe stewed over Google Street View's capture of people's private data.
Italy constructs its artistic future with a new modern art museum, the Maxxi, which opens this weekend in Rome.