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The new national housing agreement won't achieve its goals without enough funding

The new national housing agreement won’t achieve its goals without enough funding

Another affordable housing pact between the Commonwealth, states and territories came into effect this month. But with no new funding, the agreement may be...
Robots are coming to the seafood industry. Here’s why

Robots are coming to the seafood industry. Here’s why

New England is known for being an excellent source of lobster and other seafood. But while fishing is done locally, much of the processing is...
Papa John’s needs … a new name

Papa John’s needs … a new name?

Papa John’s should consider whether it needs a facelift and a new identity after its highly recognizable founder resigned amid continuing controversy. That’s the perspective...
Do we really buy 'top-rated' deals online New research may surprise you

Do we really buy ‘top-rated’ deals online? New research may surprise you

Anyone who shops online is familiar with those 'top-rated' products or services that rise to the top of their search on e-commerce intermediary sites...
Global Innovation Index 2018 China cracks top 20

Global Innovation Index 2018: China cracks top 20

Top rankings: Switzerland, Netherlands, Sweden, UK, Singapore and US China broke into the world's top 20 most-innovative economies as Switzerland retained its number-one spot in...
How setting a schedule can make you less productive

How setting a schedule can make you less productive

It can seem like there’s never enough time – not enough for sleep and not enough for play, not enough for cooking and not...
The impact of the sugar tax in Chile- A bittersweet success?

The impact of the sugar tax in Chile: A bittersweet success?

A new sugar tax introduced on soft drinks in Chile has been effective in reducing consumption of sugary drinks, new research carried out in...
The vanishing nuclear industry in the US

The vanishing nuclear industry in the US

Could nuclear power make a significant contribution to decarbonizing the U.S. energy system over the next three or four decades? That is the question asked...
How Amazon, Walmart are making healthcare like fast food

Dr. Alexa: How Amazon, Walmart are making healthcare like fast food

Imagine you have a cold. Well, you think it’s a cold, but you’re not sure. Instead of calling your doctor—which could mean a long wait...
World Cup 2026 a matter of economics

World Cup 2026 a matter of economics

1994 records, infrastructure all favored ‘United Bid’ of U.S., Canada, Mexico North America, even in the face of controversial policies regarding immigration under President Trump’s...