Hunting for the Next Pandemic

Many of the major infectious diseases that plague humans- like cholera, small pox and AIDS- first evolved in animals. And at some point these diseases all made the leap from animals to people. Traditional medicine has approached the problem by searching f

Conflict & Justice

Nigeria is embarrassed by more kidnappings on the eve of hosting the World Economic Forum

Armed gunmen in Nigeria kidnapped eight more school girls overnight. This comes after the leader of Islamist militant group Boko Haram warned in a video released Monday, that more girls would be taken. Boko Haram has already admitted to abducting more than 200 schools girls three weeks ago. This all takes place on the eve of the World Economic Forum meeting in the capital, Abuja.