Agricultural policies aimed at alleviating poverty in Africa could be making things worse, according to research by the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Why does some research lead to changes in public policy, while other studies of equal quality do not?
It's hard to imagine life today without computers, but computer technology was not warmly welcomed in Germany following World War II.
In Australia, children with disabilities only receive additional government funding if they fall into arecognised disability category. As a result, schools and parents often come under pressure to obtain the "right" diagnosis ...
Benchmarks that measure the performance of pension funds, and fees charged to consumers by investment fund managers, require greater scrutiny, suggests new research from the University of Bath.
After a year in which free-flowing capital fueled unprecedented growth in so-called tech "unicorns," the sector is bracing for a slowdown which could thin the herd.
Crowdfunding has been growing as a way to finance journalism projects around the world as news media industry struggles deepen.
Those billion-dollar tech startups known as "unicorns," which feasted on record capital inflows for much of last year, are facing tougher challenges for funding, a survey showed Tuesday.
Pushed from their forest home by encroaching farm land, wild elephants are driving fearful villagers in a Myanmar township to seek refuge in tree houses while the animals storm their rice paddies looking for food.
An investment fund with a stake in Yahoo called Monday for the struggling Internet firm to slash more than 80 percent of its workforce and replace chief executive Marissa Mayer.