The Department of Education collects financial statistics from universities that includes expenses such as salaries and benefits in their Integrated…
Total foreign contributions—as donations or general payments—to American universities in 2019 almost topped $4 billion. That may only be a sliver of 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…
Salonga park in the Democratic Republic of Congo is a 36,000 square kilometer reserve in the Congo river basin, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and…
Major pharmaceutical chains, specifically CVS/Caremark, Walgreen’s and Rite Aid, account for over a third of all distributions of opioids according to…
Metabiota is a San Francisco-based health startup known for tracking epidemics. It's currently gotten some attention because it received funding…
Asset-backed securities, specifically mortgage-backed securities, were at the center of the 2007-2008 financial crisis. These were the investments…
Fewer frozen pellets are falling from the sky
The book Moneyball, published in 2003 by Michael Lewis and the movie of the same name, detailed how baseball had become purely a game of dollars. With…
The Biden administration recently published a plan to deal with the growing cost of beef driven by a monopoly in the beef processing industry. Currently…
'Correlation does not imply causation' is an old adage of science and formal logic. It's a gentle reminder that sometimes, when two distinct events…
Peer-to-Peer (p2p) lenders such as Social Finance (SoFi), Prosper, and LendingClub have been around for over a decade by now. They offer a new way to…