Coursera raises $49.5M to help it expand to Latin America, China, and India

Posted in Business on 26th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

The online education service has raised $49.5M. With 75 percent of its learners from outside the U.S., Coursera needs to expand its availability.

Medical innovations get 8m in funding

Posted in Business on 8th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Development of a universal flu vaccine and a home testing kit for lung infections are among 12 projects to have received backing from an 8m fund for medical innovation.

Obama seeks to raise NASA funding

Posted in Science on 3rd Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

The president calls once again for a big jump in funding for the commercial program that aims to get America launching its own astronauts again.

$17.9-billion funding plan for NASA would boost planetary science

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

Advocates of space exploration say the funding proposal is notable for a significant increase in support for planetary science.