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  • Children sit during a morning assembly at a school Forum Article

    Do good things come to those who wait?

    It’s an iconic test of willpower: sit a child down in front of a marshmallow, tell the child that he/she… more

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    Is morality on the side of the creditor or debtor?

    Every economic collapse brings a demand for debt forgiveness. The incomes needed to repay loans have… more

  • Health worker is reflected in a mirror as he prepares protective equipment near Rokupa Hospital Forum Article

    Could this vaccine beat Ebola?

    The world has been warned that the current Ebola epidemic may not end without the use of a vaccine –… more

  • A Bozo fisherman casts his net from a pirogue in front of Saaya village in the Niger river inland delta Forum Article

    What one river tells us about conservation

    The southern fringes of the Sahara desert host rugged lands where mankind has thrived for more than a… more

  • Metro de Lima electric train travels on a bridge in the San Juan de Lurigancho district of Lima Forum Article

    6 ways to fix transport

    Most metro systems around the world are unable to cover their operating… more

  • People walk around the Congress in Brasilia Forum Article

    Why Brazil’s central bank needs reform

    International investors are watching closely as Brazilians prepare to vote in the second round of… more

  • A nurse poses for a photo in a trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman Forum Article

    Why fighting corruption is key to improving healthcare

    In a sector that is scarce and expensive to begin with, corruption can mean the difference between life and… more

  • Palestinian schoolchildren attend a class at a U.N.-run school in Dir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip, on the first day of the school year Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Education

    Kathmandu, Nepal’s cultural and financial capital, is by most measures the most progressive city in the… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer. Forum Article

    How to keep the faith in big data

    There have been so many leaks, hacks and scares based on misuse or misappropriation of personal data that… more

  • A video installation by Mexican artist Miguel Chevalier titled ?Ultra-Nature? is projected onto a wall in the heart of the city at the Singapore Art Museum Forum Article

    Why innovation needs both art and science

    The most creative innovations of the digital age came from those who were able to connect the arts and… more

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    How to prepare for the next Ebola

    Until Thomas Eric Duncan brought Ebola into the United States, the disease was largely dismissed as an… more

  • Employees practice relaxation exercises during break at the production facility of Phonak hearing devices of Swiss hearing aid maker Sonova in Staefa Forum Article

    How to cope with pressure at work

    Imagine you're about to miss your monthly sales targets, you do not get a crucial contract signed… more