Monthly Archives: October 2013

edX Partners with France for National Learning Platform

     The French Ministry of education announced today that they will be partnering with edX to develop an online learning portal and national MOOC platform in order to expand access to quality education across France. This is the first occurrence of a nationally mandated online learning platform partnership with a leading MOOC provider. The pedigree […]

Drug Prices May be Lowered by New Development Practices

     Reuters recently reported that shifting clinical trial practices have the potential to lower prices for cancer drugs in the United States and abroad. Conventional drug development has stood by randomized trials with the classic ‘placebo’ or ‘control’ groups being compared with the substance in question to see if a drug actually worked. Though […]