The Liberian Wars ended a decade ago. Today, the influences that such events continue to have on the population vary considerably, indicating the great complexities of civil conflict.
Once one of the continent's leaders in health care and education, Burma – formally known as Myanmar – is now one of the world's least developed nations.
New research from the 1000 Genomes Project shows advancements in medical research and future personalized medicine possibilities that could make today's diseases so yesterday.
The oceans play an important role in absorbing atmospheric carbon dioxide; yet this could have repercussions for marine life and coastal ecosystem services in our growing, energy-hungry world.