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Number of Students Has Doubled Since 2000

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SpaceX Will Attempt to Reuse Every Part of Rocket

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Norberg: Famine in Africa Is Worse than Ever? Dead Wrong!

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U.S. and Canada Among Leaders in Giving

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Virgin Galactic Selling Tickets to Space for $250,000

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Blue Origin's New Horizon Rocket to Offer Rides

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Primary and Secondary Education Have Expanded Globally

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India's Forest Cover Increasing Faster than World Average

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Norberg: Is Subsidizing Our Importers a Good Idea?

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The World Is Much Less Hungry than Before

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Plastic-Eating Fungus Helps Solve Garbage Problem

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Matt Ridley: Is it OK to Be Optimistic?

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American Women Are Winning the Fight with Breast Cancer

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Norberg: Do Minimum Wages Mean Minimum Jobs?

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The Number of Children with HIV Is Declining

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“Brewed Blood” Could Help Combat Sickness

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There Are More Physicians than Ever

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Tech to Speed Emergency Room Care

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Machines Detect Cancer DNA in Blood

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Deaths Due to Extreme Weather Have Drastically Fallen

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Deirdre McCloskey: How Commerce Protects Us

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New Vaccine to Cure Deadly Rotavirus Disease

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Insect Eye Inspires New Camera for Smartphones

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Oil Reserves Have Almost Tripled Since 1980

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Why Seven Billion People Doesn't Mean Overpopulation

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A New Drug May Lower Heart Risks by One-Fifth

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Steven Pinker: Why Do We Remain So Pessimistic?

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The Next Innovation in Shipping: Wind Power?

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Capitalism and Neoliberalism Have Made the World Better

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Startup Grows Chicken Strips from Cells

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The Number of Vegetables Harvested Is Booming

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Infant Mortality Across the Globe Has Fallen Dramatically

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The Size of the U.S. Military Is Shrinking

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Snus Helps Sweden Nearly Eliminate Smoking

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Deirdre McCloskey: How Ideas Enriched the World

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BRCA Breast Cancer Drugs Benefit Everyone

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Trade Barriers Have Fallen over Time

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Human Progress Inauguration: Ron Bailey, Robert Samuelson

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Medical Selfies Can Diagnose Your Disease

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Matt Ridley: How Exchange Is Driving Human Development

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Synthetic Yeast Will Yield New Antibiotics

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U.S. Executions Have Fallen over Time