Scientific evidence: What is it and how can we trust it?

The phrase "scientific evidence" has become part of the vernacular – thrown about like a hot potato during discussions of major environmental, health or social issues. Climate change is one example. The EU's ban on neonicotinoid ...

Hackers down hundreds of Israeli sites over Gaza

Online activist group Anonymous said on Saturday it had downed the websites of dozens of Israeli state agencies and a top bank in protest over the Jewish state's deadly air assault on Gaza.

Bitcoin's central appeal could also be its biggest weakness

Bitcoin reached a huge new peak in value in June 2017, when one unit of the virtual currency was worth US$2,851 (£2,208), up from around US$600 just a year earlier. More than 10m people worldwide are now thought to own bitcoin ...

CEO compensation study examines factors in excess returns

Of many issues associated with CEO compensation, excess returns are likely among the most controversial. UT Dallas researchers examined how boards face pressures when trying to control this problem.

Savings accounts for children linked with later financial success

(Phys.org) —A new series of reports based on research conducted at the University of Kansas shows that young people who have savings from an early age are more likely to maintain positive relationships with financial institutions, ...

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