Biobanks -- collections of human biological samples, stored in cryogenic facilities -- could revolutionize medicine by giving researchers access to population-wide data through which they can study the interplay of genetics and disease. Governments are
As the 2021 Concordia Annual Summit kicked off on September 20 in New York, the impact of COVID-19 as an accelerator of poverty and the need to rapidly move to clean energy took center stage.
India began the “world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination drive” in January in a climate of misinformation and hesitancy. Across the country, Accredited Social Health Workers (ASHAs) have been on the frontline, going door-to-door, urging eligible rural
At Catalyst 2030’s recent Catalysing Change conference, The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) was honored for its innovative approach to international development. Their strategy of looking for new ways of thinking has led them
For decades, young graduates committed to changing the world have wrestled with a strategic decision. Should they work for governments, which command power but sometimes limited resources? Or, charities, which often have little of either?
If nothing else, the opening of the Channel Tunnel in 1994 sent a powerful message of encouragement to policy makers that a good idea can't be stopped forever. Plans for a tunnel between England and