Rostra Economica

The News That Shaped the Year – 2016

2016 In a Nutshell

January – by Michael van Rhee Happy New Year! New round, new opportunities, as we say in Dutch. Göran Persson, the former Prime Minister of Sweden, probably said it best: “Let our New Year’s resolution be this: we’ll be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.”

A Matter of Time and Behaviour

How we affect the process of global warming ourselves

It can be considered common sense that our way of life affects our planet in a bad way. We know the sea level and temperature are rising, both woods that are unnecessarily being burnt and fossil fuels drive up the level of CO2 in our atmosphere, and our ecological footprints are bigger than they should.

In the hope of revamping public belief in pharmaceutical industry: why it has gone sideways?

As you wandered around the Internet last week, you might have noticed an astounding story in the medical field; this time by an amazing group of five Australian, talented students, who successfully recreated pyrimethamine, the main ingredient of Daraprim. This medicine, as its designated function, should be able to prevent parasitic development in the human