New research on the finicky eating habits of children with autism finds that while autistic children tend to eat a less varied diet than other kids do, their dietary preferences have little negative effect on their height, weight and growth. Researchers at the University of Bristol began with a database of children born from 1991 to 1992 who were enrolled in a long-term study in Avon, England
In the inevitable comparisons that economists and businesspeople make between Asia’s two rising giants, China and India, China nearly always comes out on top. The Chinese economy historically outpaces India’s by just about every measure.
Double dip is not a term that a government keen to extricate itself from the economic-crisis-management business likes to hear. A couple of weeks ago, the Obama Administration was poised to switch to growth mode
In his first interview with TIME, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat down with reporter Laura Locke to talk about Facebook’s rapid growth spurt, IPO rumors, future plans and the pressures of being a 23-year-old CEO in Silicon Valley. TIME: Facebook is undergoing a huge period of growth
John Kenneth Galbraith, one of the most famous practitioners of the high-minded guessing game known as economics, once noted that in the dismal science, “the majority is always wrong.” How else to explain the fact that so many economists upgraded their growth forecasts for the American economy at the end of last year, often to well above 3%, when the numbers so far this year have come in below 2%? The plunge is due to many things, from higher food and oil prices to supply-chain disruptions in the wake of the Japanese nuclear disaster to a terrible housing market.
America is aging.
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Oral sex can get most men’s attention. The topic becomes considerably more relevant, however, when coupled with a new study linking the human papillomavirus to an increased risk of a kind of oral cancer more often seen in men.
In February 2006, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz was asked on TV if opening 1,300 stores in the US in a single year was “too much too fast.” “Not at all,” the then-chairman said.