The Vietnam draft lotteries functioned as a randomized experiment—which has allowed social scientists to study its life-changing effects. Festooned with mustard-yellow drapes and a dangling American flag,
(Reuters) - Richard Branson-backed Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc (SPCE.N) fetched a valuation of around $2.3 billion on its market debut on Monday, after shares in the first publicly traded space tourism
Experts will discuss ways to mitigate antibiotic resistance at an upcoming panel discussion. It's been almost a century since the discovery of penicillin kicked off the era of antibiotics. Over the decades,
But after stupefying generations of researchers, Physarum polycephalum — “many-headed slime,” which may be a cooler name than “the blob” — is making its public debut Saturday at the Paris Zoological Park.
When leaders from Exxon Mobil and BP gathered last month with other fossil-fuel executives to declare they were serious about climate change, they cited progress in curbing an energy-wasting practice flaring
(CNN) — They live in different places, work at different universities and dedicate their careers to studying different topics. But there's one thing at least four of this year's US Nobel Prize laureates
This year's Nobel Prize in economics was awarded to three scholars who revolutionized the effort to end global poverty: Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo of MIT and Michael Kremer of Harvard are essentially