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Barack Obama was the first sitting President to publish an academic paper.
Roman charioteers earned far more than even the best-paid footballers and international sports stars of today, according to academic research.
One of the first woman in the world to receive an academic degree and the first to receive a Ph.D. degree did it in 1678 in Padua, Italy.
Half of academic papers are never read by anyone other than their authors, peer reviewers, and journal editors.
Sending parents text messages about their children’s schoolwork can lead to improved academic performance, a study found.
“The unsuccessful self-treatment of a case of writer’s block” is the shortest academic article ever: it has no words.
An article that does not exist was cited in nearly 400 academic studies and scientific papers.