The first baby boom

In an important new study assessing the demographic impact of the shift from foraging to farming, anthropologists use evidence from 60 prehistoric American cemeteries to prove that the invention of agriculture led to a significant ...

Building interoperability into medical information

Modern health information systems today are proprietary and often only serve one department making it impossible to easily share data across one facility, never mind across different facilities or countries. A big problem, ...

Deforestation may spread malaria

Scientists say they have found a link between deforestation and the spread of malaria in the Peruvian Amazon.

IT boom leads to more power for tech execs

Getting the right equipment and network systems is critical to the success of any sizeable business, but it has hitherto been very much a back-office position. According to some analysts, however, the power and clout of the ...

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