Antisocial networking

As MOOCs move into their second phase, the knives are coming out: questions have been raised about their effectiveness, their openness – and now, about ownership and copyright. News has also come in this week a...

Loggerhead turtles – a varnishing species?

War and peace this week in Around the World. The battle-lines are being drawn online, both in Europe’s new flashpoint, Crimea, and on the North/South Korean border. But this shouldn’t overshadow the good news: ...

Shark track to prevent attack, and other stories

The view of Senkaku/Daioyu from the Chinese side Around the World this week is more international than ever, with several stories dealing with cross-border initiatives and issues – including a video-sharing project helping “to tear down the wall of ignoran...