"We are in transition today from an age of surpluses to an age of scarcity," says Lester Brown. The reasons are manifold: population growth; climate change; water scarcity; a substantial part of the U.S. grain harvest being used for fuel, etc. > More
Viva la Vulva, a medical student society, is trying to raise awareness in the UK around female genital mutilation.
Turning to behavioral science for insight, we learn that transparency and prioritizing joint gains can keep negotiations above-board, and might help companies avoid the pitfalls that beset Dell Computers a few years ago.
Jeffrey D. Sachs defends Pope Francis from those who say he should stick to religion.
Commercially driven drug development has rapidly become incompatible with the needs of society. Universities could have the key to the solution.
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When it comes to medical research using human beings, who decides what's right? What does "informed consent" mean when you need a law degree to understand the consent forms? How are clinical trails conducted overseas? Dr. Klitzman explores these troubling and complex ethical concerns.
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