Tom Paulson

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The backlash against big data

“BOLLOCKS”, says a Cambridge professor. “Hubris,” write researchers at Harvard. “Big data is bullshit,” proclaims Obama’s reelection chief …

Malaria: is vaccine against a parasite possible?

<i>Each year, more than 2 million children die from just four illnesses: malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea caused by rotavirus, and Japanese encephalitis.</i> …

Join the fight against extreme poverty

<i>By Hannah Weitzman</i><p><b>Last month, activist Charmian Gooch won the 2014 TED Prize, giving her organisation, Global Witness, $1 million toward her cause:</b> …

The US will send Egypt 10 Apache helicopters — because sometimes a dozen roses aren't enough

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Political Scene: Just How Undemocratic Are We?

Earlier this month, a study by the political scientists Martin Gilens and Benjamin Page found that wealthy Americans exercise such a disproportionate degree of influence on government policy that it might not be accurate to describe the United States as a democracy. On this week’s Political Scene …

Egyptian court sentences 683 people to death

<b>Minya, Egypt -</b> An Egyptian judge has sentenced 683 alleged Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death, including the group's supreme guide, Mohamed Badie, and confirmed the death sentences of 37 of 529 alleged supporters previously condemned.<p>Outside the courtroom on Monday, when news of the sentences …

13 countries where you can get away with murdering journalists

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