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First-time UN gathering aims to delve into using data

More than 100 countries don't keep accurate counts of births and deaths. More than 70 don't have robust data on poverty. There's a dearth of accurate, comparable figures on the number of disabled children in almost every ...

dateJan 11, 2017 in Other
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Reducing spoilage in food aid shipments

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) ships out food aid worth more than $1 billion every year—over a million tons of grains, soybeans, and other staples sent to dozens of countries around the world. Even ...

dateJan 06, 2017 in Other
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New tool promotes collaboration and productivity

Researchers have long known that collaboration and help seeking are keys to boosting productivity and producing better work. But few tools currently exist to facilitate these behaviors in effective ways.

dateJan 04, 2017 in Other
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