The Philippines could register its slowest population growth this year, but even that cannot guarantee that the country can start reaping the demographic dividend anytime soon. Based on the latest estimate from Population and Development (Popcom), only 324,000 Filipinos, a 0.3 percent increase in the country’s population, are expected thisRead More →

Mathematicians analyzed global COVID-19 data to identify two constants that can dramatically change a country’s infection rate. An international team of researchers led by Professor Alexander Gorban of the University of Leicester used available data from 13 countries to determine the rate of stress response, or “mobilization” and the rateRead More →