The health benefits of aspirin have been appearing in scientific literature for several decades, including a protective effect in those at increased risk of cancer.
In many ways President Carter's greatest work has come after his presidency and has been mostly centered on giving back to the global community.
Humanity is on course for a population greater than 11 billion by the end of this century, according to the latest analysis from the UN’s population division.
In a simp
Sol Sanders is among the last of a dying breed, an international journalist with access to a range of senior sources, some of them national leaders, some scoundrels, some both. Finally, at age 89, he has put the highlights of his life and career down on paper, pulling no punches.
Cars are one of the biggest threats to the planet.
As the sustained media interest attests, Pope Francis's encyclical "Laudato Si" is a genui
The pictures are sad and grotesque. An American dentist and his guide grinning over the remains of Cecil the Lion. Our sympathies run directly to the victim of the hunt, the lion.
Not long ago, school children chose what they wanted to be when they grew up, and later selected the best college they could gain admission to, spent years gaining proficiency in their fields, and joined a company that had a need for their skills. Careers lasted lifetimes.
"There are more net jobs in the world today than ever before, after hundreds of years of technological innovation and hundreds of years of people predicting the death of work. The logic on this topic is crystal clear.
In many cases, it’s because the artist incorporated a technique, form or style t
Art world sophisticates often casually dismiss the market for art as irrational and arbitrary.
The killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe has brought fresh attention to an entrenched, ongoing crisis in wildlife conservation.
As unsustainable global
The discovery of Kepler-452b is not likely to see the public swoon with a collective r
O.K., I admit it: I have resumed a love affair begun more than four decades ago. The object of my affection -- and I should add, also of my wife's -- is Finland, a country where we once lived when I was researching my doctoral dissertation.
What would Voltaire make of his uncertain place in the collective American consciousness today?
Greece is in desperate trouble, but at least its survival as a nation is assured. In contrast, the UK might very well cease to exist within the next decade or so. In its place, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland could emerge as completely independent nations.