Several companies are trying to develop life extension methods that could enable some people to live far longer. There are some ethical dilemmas.
Research shows that 80% of medical students come from just 20% of the UK's secondary schools.
The South African budget speech echoed the theme of rebuilding set out by President Cyril Ramaphosa in his state of the nation address.
As the GOP prepares to slash spending to pay for tax cuts, lawmakers have been bringing up claims about the poor that don't stand up to scrutiny.
Census data shows there is income inequality between, but also within, regions of Australia.
Africa should be concerned about news that the World Bank is looking to migrate from the model that largely relies on funding member states to become a broker of private capital.