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  1. April 16, 2014

    When use of pseudo-maths adds up to fraud

    An academic journal called the Notices of the American Mathematical Society may seem an unlikely periodical to have exposed...

  2. April 14, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – April 14 Be digital MBA students, professors and mentors from Iese Business School in Spain are visiting Silicon...

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  1. Combating Malaria 2013

    Progress runs alongside fear that an infectious disease claiming 660,000 lives a year ...
  2. 50 Top Business Ideas

    The FT puts the spotlight on which inventions and innovations have helped to create to...
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  1. April 13, 2014

    Drug groups step up race for hepatitis C treatments

    Drugmakers are stepping up the race for multibillion-dollar hepatitis C treatments after trial data showed how the disease...

  2. FT Tech Hub

    March 28, 2014

    Education technology company 2U passes Nasdaq entry exam

    By Adam Palin in London  Education technology company 2U appears to have passed its entry exam, with shares up 7 per cent at...

  3. March 17, 2014

    Women in business – Nichole Young-Lin, MBA student

    Nichole Young-Lin is an MBA student at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University in the US and the founder of Saving...

  4. March 16, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – March 17 Join an MBA conference The European School of Management and Technology is hosting the 2014 EFMD MBA...

  5. March 14, 2014

    Japanese stem cell scientists prepare to withdraw research

    The Japanese scientists behind a potentially revolutionary new technique for producing stem cells are preparing to retract a...

  6. FT Tech Hub

    March 12, 2014

    www.happybirthday.com

    Looking back at the history of the world wide web (which celebrates its 25th birthday on Wednesday) brings to mind that...

  7. March 9, 2014

    Moocs: Learning becomes a joy again

    Some people finish work and go to the gym, or hit the sofa and watch TV, or compose symphonies, paint portraits, create...

  8. March 7, 2014

    Social mobility: a family affair

    When I was a child growing up in England three decades ago, I was confronted with the visual evidence of social mobility...

  9. March 6, 2014

    Seven words for sword thrust

    When he was a student in linguistics and English at the University of California, Berkeley, David Peterson worked on a...

  10. February 18, 2014

    Philistines may carp but scientists should reach for the sky

    In 1969 Robert Wilson, director of the National Accelerator Laboratory, was testifying before the US Congress. He sought...

  11. Gavyn Davies

    February 13, 2014

    A dose of humility from the central banks

    The leading central banks in the developed economies have, of course, been the main actors underpinning the global bull...

  12. January 26, 2014

    Technology start-up hotspots for MBAs

    Technology may be global, interconnected and pervasive, but when starting up and developing a business, tech entrepreneurs...

  13. January 21, 2014

    The horrors recede but fragilities remain

    The world can wave goodbye to most of the horrors of the past six years, economic experts attending the World Economic Forum...

  14. January 6, 2014

    Capital flows: Powered down

    After Lehman Brothers investment bank collapsed in late 2008, the lights almost went out in the global financial system....

  15. December 20, 2013

    Science: can emotions be inherited?

    Researchers have transmitted fear of a specific smell down two generations of mice, using a mechanism of inheritance that...

  16. November 22, 2013

    Science: the meteorites are coming

    The most spectacular cosmic event so far this century was the fireball that streaked across Russian skies last February....

  17. November 14, 2013

    Biological ways to achieve the correct insulin levels

    When diabetics can no longer make enough insulin in their own pancreas, the normal treatment is to inject the hormone into...

  18. November 8, 2013

    US biologist Randy Schekman on being a Nobel Prize winner

    For more than a decade, every time October came around, Professor Randy Schekman would be assured by his fellow scientists...

  19. November 6, 2013

    Berkeley Haas strengthens focus on social impact of business

    The University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business is strengthening its commitment to responsible business...

  20. November 4, 2013

    Possibility of 20bn Earth-like planets in our galaxy, study finds

    Our Milky Way galaxy contains more than 20bn Earth-like planets with temperatures that could sustain life, according to the...

  21. October 28, 2013

    Cars: Outside agitators

    The location of the United Auto Workers’ union office in Coaling, Alabama, says a lot about the status of organised labour...

  22. October 25, 2013

    Lawrence Klein, economist, 1920-2013

    If one person put together the plumbing from which modern economic forecasts flow, it was Lawrence Klein. The statistical...

  23. The A-List

    September 23, 2013

    The return of great expectations for US growth

    by Laura Tyson and James Manyika The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently announced that US output grew at an annualised...

  24. September 20, 2013

    Janet Yellen: The economist tipped to be the first lady at the Fed

    There is perhaps only one thing in their notoriously contentious discipline upon which all economists agree: Janet Yellen is...

  25. September 18, 2013

    Why Janet Yellen is now the best choice to lead the Federal Reserve

    There is now, in my view, only one candidate to be chair of the US Federal Reserve. Janet Yellen, the current vice-chair,...

  26. September 17, 2013

    US families feel the squeeze

    The typical American family now earns less in real terms than in 1989 after household incomes fell for the fifth consecutive...

  27. September 11, 2013

    Britain is recovering like it’s 1995 – or so it hopes

    Two years before the next general election, the British economy appears to be recovering rapidly after a longer and deeper...

  28. September 8, 2013

    China takes the lead in oil M&A activity

    When it comes to dealmaking in the global oil industry, all eyes are on the east. National oil companies – known as NOCs –...

  29. August 30, 2013

    Architect Ridwan Kamil, the new face of Indonesian politics

    Ridwan Kamil, Indonesia’s best-known architect, is preparing to move from the most modern house in Bandung to its most...

  30. August 11, 2013

    Summers set to face tougher Fed confirmation fight than Yellen

    Lawrence Summers is expected to face a more fraught confirmation battle if picked to be the next chairman of the Federal...

  31. August 9, 2013

    Mooc technology will force MBA degrees to change

    Naysayers argue the brave new “massive open online course” world of giving away free online classes by great academics from...

  32. August 7, 2013

    Why Obama should not pick Summers for the Fed

    The debate over the relative merits of the candidates for the position of chair of the US Federal Reserve has revolved...

  33. August 4, 2013

    Why Obama should pick Yellen to lead the Fed

    President Barack Obama was recently asked what kind of person he is looking for to head the US Federal Reserve. His answer:...

  34. August 1, 2013

    Fed choice: a clear guide or boundless ingenuity

    In 1976, Janet Yellen was a lecturer who taught a macro­economics class called Econ 2010C in the postgraduate school at...

  35. July 28, 2013

    MBAs to meet the challenge of sustainability

    On the northern outskirts of Bogotá, Colombia is a small, private school with an entrepreneurial sideline. Each day from a...

  36. July 17, 2013

    Berkeley and 2U to launch online data science degree

    The University of California, Berkeley, is to become the latest university to deliver an online masters degree in...

  37. July 12, 2013

    Negatives turn to positives for Los Angeles and London

    Here’s a conundrum: a city’s Achilles heel often also seems to inspire it to put its best foot forward. How does that...

  38. July 12, 2013

    Napolitano quits as homeland security chief

    Janet Napolitano, the US homeland security secretary who oversaw an aggressive increase in the deportation of undocumented...

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