What can ants and bees teach us about containing disease

Nathalie Stroeymeyt, a senior lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Bristol, drew parallels from the guides to social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic and how ants behave in a recent research study. The research was...

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Healthcare Industry Outlook 2020 Market Overview

The healthcare industry is one of the largest and fastest growing industries globally. By 2040, the World Economic Forum (WEF) predicts that USD 25 trillion will be spent on healthcare up from US$ 11.9 trillion in 2018. Market consensus...

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Is moral hazard on the rise during this pandemic

Moral hazard in economics happens when an individual or an institution increases their exposure to risk knowing they will not have to bear the full cost of those risks.The fear of moral hazards occurring is heightened during crises where...

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Is this the death of the office?

The wider tech community has been arguing, for some time, that the physical corporate office is outdated and outmoded and that the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis signals its final death knell. And yet the great tech giants of silicon-valley have...

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Responsible Sourcing of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM)

Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) as defined by the OECD Due Diligence Guidelines, is a “formal or informal mining operations with predominantly simplified forms of exploration, extraction, processing and transportation. ASM is normally low capital intensive and uses high...

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