How will they adapt as fossil fuel demand wanes with the rise of renewable energy and battery power? The answer is plastic.
Identification parades can be powerful evidence in securing convictions in criminal cases. But eyewitness evidence is notoriously prone to errors.
Consultant anaesthetist at Torbay Hospital on England’s south coast has developed statistical methods to help spot signs of fraud in medical research.
Papp’s fight to monitor her mother’s care reflects a reasonable fear. About 1.3 million Americans live in nursing homes, and elder abuse can be a killer.
Babe Ruth’s famous, and controversial, “called shot” home run during Game 3 of the 1932 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs
New research estimates that $420 billion in corporate profits is shifted out of 79 countries every year. This equates to $125 billion in lost tax revenue.
The world should be inspired by Swedish culture, with more fika, more time for leisurely reading about non-work topics, and more lagom towards jobs.
Over one million UK SMEs, around a quarter of the total, were concerned about how Brexit would affect the success of their business.
Backpfeifengesicht may join other German words that have found a place in English, like Weltschmerz (world-weariness) and Zeitgeist (spirit of the time).
The fires raging across the Amazon have captured the world’s attention. Meanwhile, the second-largest forest, Gran Chaco, is disappearing in plain sight.
Instead of trying to ban Snowden book, the US authorities have tried something else. They are suing the publisher Macmillan, seeking to seize any profits.
Labour has reaffirmed its plans to rid the UK of zero-hours contracts, said shadow chancellor John McDonnell at the Labour Party conference.
According to new IMF research, countries need no longer rely on manufacturing for productivity growth. Here are five reasons why IMF is wrong.
Vanguard, BlackRock and State Street are the largest shareholders in 90% of S&P 500, including Apple, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, General Electric and Coca-Cola.
The arrest of two six-year-olds in a Florida school in October has shown, sometimes one threat to the students is the officers themselves.
In 2017, EU countries spent US$87 billion subsidizing the cost of fossil fuels. This is nearly 2.5 times more than they spent in 2010.
People providing their personal information to the government, to access government services, are doing so through necessity, not choice.
One of the most striking elements of the data is the ease with which people, especially young people, can obtain controlled drugs.
There’s growing evidence for the use of cannabis in treating opioid addiction. A study of found that those who used cannabis used opioids less often.
Millennials have racked up over US$1 trillion of debt. Yet, in comparison to previous generations this group is significantly more fiscally conservative.
New York has the second most expensive rental market in the United States. More than half of all New Yorkers spend more than 30% of their income on housing.
Barcelona’s urban superblocks are neighborhoods of nine blocks, where traffic is restricted to major roads, opening up streets to pedestrians.
Reforms to the way local authorities are funded are the most radical and least discussed changes made by conservative governments since 2010.
Household consumption – food, housing, transportation, apparel and other personal services – is an important contributor to greenhouse gas emissions.
We asked people to do climate change maths. Their answers depended on their politics Will J Grant, Australian National University In an ideal world, people would look at issues with a clear focus only on
Each day brings with it new drama in United Kingdom’s politics and the course of Brexit – and it’s playing havoc with the UK economy.
Hawke and Keating were a dynamic duo of creative economics leadership. They reformed all aspects of Australia’s struggling economy.
Boris Johnson has adopted what the late Nobel laureate game theorist, Thomas Schelling called the “madman theory” in his parliament suspension.
Poland changed the site of the usual WWII commemoration ceremony from Westerplatte to Warsaw and, for the first time, invited a U.S. president to speak.
The number of Americans who died each year from a drug overdose while taking prescription painkillers soared from 3,500 in 1999 to more than 17,000 in 2017.
Faceapp can do whatever it likes with your photos. More concerning is the range of disturbing conditions users unwittingly sign up to.
The number of divorced persons per 1,000 Americans fell from 4.7 in 1990 to 2.9 in 2016. Who is driving this downward trend?
Out of the 600 bacteria we found, nearly half were MRSA and multidrug resistant, meaning they were immune to treatment from several types of antibiotics.
Germans not only save more than their UK counterparts, but the deep rooted national habit has more implications for Germany than those numbers would reveal.
The devastating health effects of the opioid epidemic have been well documented, with over 700,000 overdose deaths and millions more affected.
Civil asset forfeiture laws let authorities seize property – cash, a house, a car, a cellphone – that they suspect is involved in criminal activity.
By 2050, Gateway Earth – a fully operational space station with a facility to recycle old satellites and other junk – could be up and running.
A few months before the 2016 election, an even bigger algorithm change toward friends and family posts took a second toll on publisher traffic.
Secretive World Bank tribunal ordered Pakistan to pay a mining company $5.8 billion — nearly as much as the IMF loan — to resolve a dispute.
It is hard to pin down just what it is Johnson believes in, given his habit of doing and saying whatever is needed to achieve his goals.
When all the officers that fired at a civilian were black, a person was 2.0 times more likely to be black than when all the officers who fired were white.
The gap in GDP per capita between richer and poorer countries is 25% higher than it would have been in a climate-stable world.
Washington state enacted the landmark Workforce Education Investment Act into law in May 2019. The main idea behind it is to make college more affordable.
Face recognition highlights bigger questions around which types of surveillance cameras and systems are acceptable to society.
Wasn’t the principle virtue of the Green Bay Packers based in a communist idea: collective ownership of the means of production?
In 1914, France, Germany, and Italy made passports mandatory. The passport conference of 1920 wanted to restore the pre-war freedom of movement regime.
Pauses in answers, body movements, elusive or angry looks, confusion, anxiety — the facial expressions and gestures made by witnesses matter in court.
The Trump administration wants to dismantle the agency overseeing 2 million federal workers – and weaken safeguards against partisanship.
The proposal’s function is to give law enforcement power to listen in on encrypted apps communications (like those on WhatsApp, for example).
Counterfeit alcohol brings a new level of risk, as it may include added ingredients, such as methanol, known to be extremely harmful to health.