China's Xi meets Zuckerberg, Cook in Beijing

Apple's Tim Cook and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, state media said Tuesday, as the Communist Party pushes for a larger role in private firms.

Enterprise models that help alleviate poverty

While the understanding of how specific business enterprises alleviate poverty continues to grow, research that compares impacts across business models remains scarce.

Eco-label in exchange for less chemicals on rice fields

Money isn't always everything: Taiwanese rice farmers are willing to produce in a more environ-mentally friendly fashion if this would earn them an eco-label for their products. For such a label, they are even prepared to ...

Recognizing scientific literacy and illiteracy

Scientific literacy – what it is, how to recognize it, and how to help people achieve it through educational efforts, remains a difficult topic. The latest attempt to inform the conversation is a recent National Academy ...

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