Nearly 290,000 older adults from the U.S. volunteered abroad during 2012 – an increase of more than 60 percent in less than a decade, a recent study found.
Although development aid is commonly seen as an important tool in the quest to reduce poverty in conflict-riven countries, new research co-written by a University of Illinois expert in development economics concludes that large-scale foreign aid programs can backfire and actually exacerbate violence in some long-running conflicts.
A new study offers insight into a process that could lead one species to diverge into two, researchers report in The American Naturalist.
The historical context behind the FCC's 'net neutrality' decision
150 years after the Confederate surrender at Appomattox