Saudi Arabia's Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah
Saudi Arabia's Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah. File photo.


Oil Price Rise After Saudi King Abdullah’s Death Seen As Temporary

Oil prices went up following the news that Malek Abdullah had passed away. Reports indicate that the rise in prices is temporary and Saudi Arabian oil policies will not change before the OPEC meeting in June. The announcement of the Saudi royal death on Friday January 23 was followed by a 2.6 percent increase in […]

Ebola virus
Ebola virus. Photo by CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith


Scientific Breakthroughs In Big Data, Brain Science And Ebola Possible For 2015

In a world of geopolitical unrest and economic sluggishness, developments in science offer needed bright spots on the horizon for 2015. Leaders of scientific institutions and Nobel laureates discussed the global outlook for science in the coming years in a session at the 45th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting. They identified big data, brain science, […]

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