UN Projection: Global Population Will Boom to 9.6 Billion By 2050; Nigeria to Surpass US

UN Projection: Global Population Will Boom to 9.6 Billion By 2050; Nigeria to Surpass US

By | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 21:20

As the world reaches 11 billion people by 2100, India will lead the global population. The United States, meanwhile, will trail behind China and Nigeria.

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U.S. Will Need 52,000 More Family Docs by 2025: Study

By | Sat, 11/17/2012 - 14:58

A growing and aging population, along with increased access to health insurance, will create the need for 52,000 more primary care doctors within the U.S. by the year 2025.

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Cutting Food Production Waste Could Feed 1 Billion Additional People

By | Wed, 10/10/2012 - 18:55

There are currently about 7 billion people living on the planet as of last year, and it does not appear that there will be any fewer of us in the foreseeable future.

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180,000-Year-Old Mutation Allowed Humans to Become Vegetarians and Move Out of Africa

By | Fri, 09/21/2012 - 12:28

Early humans were able to move from Africa after a single genetic mutation allowed them to become vegetarians, scientists claim.