In the first quarter of 2022, U.S. productivity dropped as real gross domestic product (GDP) fell for the first time since the beginnings of the…
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Around 2010 to 2015, global lithium production plateaued. Demand for the main ingredient in lithium-ion batteries had been steadily growing over the…
Cancer rates have been in decline for decades, often attributed to changes in habits, new approaches to cancer treatments and early detection. But in…
Metabiota is a San Francisco-based health startup known for tracking epidemics. It's currently gotten some attention because it received funding…
A previous version of this story was published only for a subset of subscribers. An updated version is being published for all subscribers. Since 2005…
Not long after IBM sold its Thinkpad laptop division to a Chinese company in 2004, the State Department issued a ban on the laptops from being on the…
Ukraine has been in deep debt for some time now from spending on natural gas contracts, natural gas infrastructure, the steep buildup of its military…
As a conflict between Ukraine and Russia may be on the horizon, natural gas prices in Ukraine have gone through the roof. The risk of war has caused LNG…
The pandemic drove a collapse in employment as the economy came to a standstill. As the economy has come back, not all employees have come back and the…
In January, the Biden White House published a press release announcing the recent highlights of the economy such as “the fastest economic growth in…
Older populations, those 65 and older, have been the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic with 74 percent of COVID deaths attributed to them since 2000…