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October 2012

In the book, "American Technological Sublime", author David Nye explores how the US has established its national character through the use of the...
The long-simmering rivalry between Japan and China, triggered by Japan’s purchase of several Senkaku Islands, is a gathering typhoon that threatens...
Just over a month ago, Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, the Chairman of the World Food Prize called me to say that I had won the Inaugural Norman Borlaug...
Latin America leads the globe in maternal mortality rates due to “back-alley” abortions, which account for 12 per cent of all maternal deaths in the...
This is the time of year when birds change their plumage: they lose their old feathers, which are tattered from defending their nests and young...