Half of all of the children who start school in Grade one in South Africa never make it through Grade 12.
Bad schooling, poverty, hunger defeats pupils
Innovators aren't born, they can be made, according to recent research from the University of California San Diego's School of Global Policy and Strategy.
Students given incentives to innovate are just as skilled as the self-motivated
Gender parity in some areas of the science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) workforce could be centuries away, unless we systematically identify and close the gender gap.
Your grandchildren may retire before we have gender equality in science
Rising temperatures, drought, and weather disasters can threaten people’s health. Nobody is exempt. But …
Children's health is disproportionately affected by climate change
Scotland's top earning senior doctors are overwhelmingly men, BBC research has found.
Scotland's highest paid doctors are mainly men
A new global analysis of intentions to migrate suggests that individuals preparing to move abroad are more likely to do so out of aspiration for a better life, economic opportunities and development of skills, rather than sheer desperation.
Migration more strongly linked to aspiration than desperation
From live-streaming funerals to online memorial pages and even chat-bots that use people's social media footprints' to act as online ghosts, the digital afterlife industry (DAI) has become big business.
Digital remains should be treated with the same care and respect as physical remains
Raising two children costs a low-income Australian family $340 per week, including $77 for food, $65 for housing and $61 for schooling, new research shows.
Cost of raising children in Australia much higher than previously thought
People considering quitting their jobs stop supporting current colleagues because they no longer feel they need to do favors for them, research shows.
Job hunters drop ties with supportive colleagues
Chapman University has published research measuring gender differences in cooperation and punishment behavior. Results showed that men punish more than women, men obtain higher rank, and punishment by males decreases payoffs for both sexes. Furthermore, men are willing to punish people who have done nothing wrong, except cooperate to the fullest extent possible.
Men willing to punish more than women to get ahead

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