Do marital choices contribute to widening economic inequality among households? While growing inequality has many causes − from skill-based technological progress to globalization­ − demographic changes have also played an important role. During the first half of the twentieth century, college attendance increased overall ­– slightly faster for men thanRead More →

By Peter Coutros Genghis Khan is one of history’s most successful, and most vilified, military commanders. Under his leadership, the once divided nomadic tribes of the Eurasian steppe together conquered an immense territory, ultimately forming the Mongol Empire. The ruthlessness of Genghis Khan’s troops, his use of novel military strategies,Read More →

Indian scientists have discovered a cluster of cognition-related genes which, if impaired, may cause dyslexia. The find may result in earlier diagnoses and successful interventions in preventing the learning disability. New Delhi (Sputnik) — According to a research paper published by EBioMedicine journal, Indian scientists led by Subrata Sinha and Nandini Chatterjee Singh of theRead More →