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    How to reverse the brain drain

    In 1968, while studying at the Mons Officer Cadet School in the United Kingdom, I needed… more

  • Chocolate coins of the bank of Japan building design are sold in a vending machine at a currency museum of the Bank of Japan in Tokyo Forum Article

    Should interest rates be set years in advance?

    “Mensch tracht, und Gott lacht” is a Yiddish proverb – men plan and God laughs. Woody Allen puts the… more

  • Big Issue vendor Simon Mott demonstrates using his Chip and Pin device outside South Kensington Tube Station in London Forum Article

    Why we should try to make cash obsolete

    If I could make one change that would reap potential benefits, it would be to eliminate cash from society… more

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    How can philanthropy transform medicine?

    This month, Melinda and I joined hundreds of scientists for a meeting in Seattle. The topic we discussed is… more

  • Students display a banner outside the EU Commission headquarters ahead of an European Union summit in Brussels Forum Article

    Should the Eurozone drop the fiscal compact?

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and his Italian counterpart, Matteo Renzi, have declared – or at… more

  • Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw Forum Article

    How affordable is your broadband?

    According to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), broadband can be considered… more

  • Laboratory technicans of the company Icon Genetics prepare proteines from Tobacco plants (Nicotiana benthamiana) for weighing in a laboratory in Halle Young Global Leaders Video

    How does the Ebola virus work?

    Genetic sequencing can help track the spread and adaptation of viral outbreaks such as Ebola and Lassa… more

  • Pedestrians walk inside a train station in Tokyo Forum Article

    How can we move beyond GDP?

    The day is not far off when the economic problem will take the back seat where it belongs, and the arena… more

  • A graduate student stains rodent Parkinsonian brain sections Forum Article

    Why drug research is under threat

    This is the best of times for biomedical research. New drugs, medical devices, and diagnostic… more

  • Human genetic material is stored at a laboratory in Munich Forum Article

    A step towards personalised cancer treatments

    Sequencing the genomes of tumor cells has revealed thousands of genetic mutations linked with cancer… more

  • A natural gas flare is seen outside of Williston, North Dakota Forum Article

    The partnership that spurred an energy revolution

    At a moment when good economic news is in short supply, yesterday’s observance of World Energy… more

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    A new way of targeting cancer cells

    Nature has developed a wide variety of methods for guiding particular cells, enzymes, and molecules to… more