The massive growth in the US trade deficit with China that came after Beijing joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001 has cost an estimated 3.4 million American jobs, according to a new report.
More than a million people in the UK live in ‘food deserts’ — neighborhoods where poverty, poor public transport and a dearth of big supermarkets severely limit access to affordable fresh fruit and vegetables, a study claimed.
Disproportionately harsh spending cuts to local public services in England’s poorest areas are likely to intensify perceived ‘territorial injustice’ between deprived and wealthy parts of the country, a study showed.
The time for action is now, at least when it comes to climate change. If the world's major governments don't enact measures that limit global warming, it may be impossible to stop its progress, according to a study published in the journal Earth System Dynamics.
In a study out this week in Science Translational Medicine, an international team led by researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center sheds new light on the cause of pulmonary fibrosis and demonstrates a way to impede the disease in mice.
Wind turbines, designed as an alternative to fossil fuels, still contribute to climate change due to the way they redistribute heat and moisture in the atmosphere, according to a study published on Thursday.