Although schistosomiasis is not often fatal, it is so debilitating that it has become an economic drain on many developing countries.
The company announced that its profits declined much less in the second quarter than analysts had expected it to and its business will improve in the second half of the year.
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) had long been expected to announce a reduction in output to bolster sagging oil prices, but officials of the organization just recently announced that the group will pare daily production by 1.5 million barrels by the beginning of ne...
While they remove carbon dioxide from the air, conserve soil and water, and house thousands of species, forests also supply potentially valuable pharmaceuticals, and, as sources of building material and firewood, that provide employment for millions worldwide.
In 1850, Lucretia Mott published her Discourse on Women, arguing in a treatise for women to have equal political and legal rights and for changes in the married women’s property laws.
Laos has a land area about the same as Great Britain but only four million in population, where many are members of hill tribes ensconced in the virtually inaccessible mountain valleys of the north.
Employment costs rose 2.8 percent in the 12 months that ended in September, slightly less than they did in the year that ended in the previous quarter.
To develop more accurate population forecasts, demographers have to know a great deal more than now about the social and economic determinants of fertility.
Often incorrectly referred to as a tidal wave, a tsunami, a seismic sea wave that can reach up to 150 miles per hour in speed and 200 feet high, is caused by underwater earthquakes or volcanic eruptions.
The plot of The Bostonians centers on the rivalry between Olive Chancellor, an active feminist, with her charming and cynical cousin, Basil Ransom, when they find themselves drawn to the same radiant young woman whose talent for public speaking has won her an ardent following.
The United States government employs a much larger proportion of women in trade negotiations than any government. &nb...
To improve the long-term savings rate of the citizens of Levaska, the country's legislature decided to implement a plan that allows investors to save up to $1,000 per year in specialaccounts witho...
Six countries in a certain region sent a total of 75 representatives to an international congress, and no two&...
The Achaemenid empire of Persia reached the Indus Valley in the fifth century B.C., bringing the Aramaic script&nbs...
Possible long-term consequences of the “greenhouse effect,” the gradual warming of the Earth’s climate, may include&nbs...