Dubbed as the country with the largest inflation rate, Venezuelan's have gone from eating food from trash to butchering dogs, cats, goats and pigeons.
Water scarcity caused by climate change can knock down the economic growth of affected regions by as much as 6 percent of GDP by 2050.
Norovirus, a very contagious stomach bug that often happens to outbreaks on cruise ships, is not only a very dangerous disease that can be acquired by anyone but also a very expensive disease that can greatly impact the economy, new study shows.
Without revenue from trophy hunting permits, conservation practices in some countries may ultimately be compromised, which could exacerbate biodiversity loss. Rather than banning big game hunting altogether, researchers suggest enforcing stricter regulations.
Arsenic is a well-known toxin and carcinogen derived from minerals and commonly used in herbicides, animal growth promoters and semiconductors. When investigating how this chemical accumulates in plant seeds, researchers discovered they may be able to grow healthier and safer grains of rice.
A new hybrid center pivot irrigation system sprays water above ground and pulls less water from underground, ultimately reducing the amount needed to grow potato crops.
An invasive species of moth known as the tomato leafminer is damaging tomato crops globally. It hasn't made its way to the U.S. yet but Virginia Tech researchers have issued recommendations on how to prevent future destruction.
While certain stink bugs have always created a problem for soybean farmers, the redbanded sink bug is present in very high numbers and is becoming resistant to common insecticides.
The current coffee-farming system, which involves non-shade farming and low prices wrested from poor farmers, is causing problems. These methods have been in place only since the 1970s and 1980s, and a study talks about how they could be changed.
The Bronze Age was a significant era in Earth's early history, but how did it change Europe? New DNA analyses from the bones of early Europeans have attempted to answer just that question, showing that the demographic structure of present-day Europe and Asia is the result of widespread population migrations, and subsequent cultural changes that occurred during the Bronze Age.
In what is a rather sad study, researchers revealed that in about the last 15 years, suicide rates among US adults have risen by 40 percent.
It has been seen that unemployment can sometimes lead to feelings of depression, but one new study says that it can even change your core personality.
Worried that those towering wind turbines in the distance are hurting your skyline, and thus your property value? You shouldn't. New market research has revealed that wind farms have no effect on property values of nearby homes or farms at all.
Ever wonder why some people bother dropping loads of cash just for those expensive name brands? According to new study, capuchin monkeys sure do, as they aren't likely to assume that a higher price tag means better quality.