HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, has become one of the world's most serious health and development challenges. Currently, there are approximately 36.9 million people living with HIV and tens of millions of people have died ...
Must greater prosperity necessarily lead to a greater carbon footprint and increased greenhouse gas emissions? "In theory, no, but in practice this seems to be the case", says researcher Max Koch from Lund University in Sweden. ...
Japan, the United States but also increasingly China, are among the few nations driving global innovations like 3D-printing, the UN said Wednesday, urging more investments in fields expected to carry future economic growth.
Efforts to reduce China's carbon dioxide emissions are being offset by the country's rampant economic growth, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
No one disputes the importance of affordable access to high-speed internet for economic growth in the 21st century.
An open letter posted on Monday by Internet freedom advocates called on governments to back tough encryption of digital data to keep people's information private.
New research shows economic growth to be main driver of language extinction and reveals global 'hotspots' where languages are most under threat.
A new report by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) reveals that global investment portfolios could lose up to 45 per cent as a consequence of short-term shifts in climate change sentiment.
In spite of the overwhelming evidence of a skills deficit, a depressed middle class and growing inequality, the state of Illinois continues to underinvest in public higher education. But considering higher education funding ...
Research into public perceptions of charities has found there has been virtually no change in trends of gift giving and attitudes towards charity since 1991, despite economic growth and policy change in the sector.