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When Belgium sneezes, the world catches a cold

As the eurozone continues to wobble, new analysis of countries' economic interconnectedness finds that some of the countries with the greatest potential to cause a global crash have surprisingly small gross domestic production.

dateNov 25, 2010 in General Physics
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Half the productivity, twice the carbon

Unless the IT industry adopts new energy-efficient technologies in the coming decade, it runs a serious risk of being unable to contribute to growing the global economy if limits are placed on carbon emissions. The findings ...

dateOct 11, 2010 in Environment
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Data firm sees 2011 drug sales rising 5-7 percent

(AP) -- Revenue from global prescription drug sales should increase 5 percent to 7 percent next year, reaching at least $880 billion, fueled by new drugs and rising sales in developing countries, according to drug data firm ...

dateOct 07, 2010 in Medications
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Explained: Defining recessions

The recent recession, the longest since The Great Depression, lasted from December 2007 until June 2009, according to a Sept. 20 announcement from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the pre-eminent group cali ...

dateSep 29, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Study recommends changes to emergency seed aid

A major study of agriculture in Haiti after this year's earthquake has found that much of the emergency seed aid provided after the disaster was not targeted to emergency needs. The report concludes that seed aid, when poorly-designed, ...

dateSep 02, 2010 in Other
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Nanotechnology could help Arab region

"Nanotechnology could aid the future of development of the Arab region," says Mohamed H.A. Hassan, executive director of TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world, and president of the African Academy of Sciences. ...

dateFeb 21, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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