For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business

For Huda Kattan, beauty has become a billion-dollar business
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — From a humble start of leaving the world of finance to write a beauty blog, Huda Kattan now has become one of the most recognizable names in makeup around the world. The 36-year-old Iraqi-American now runs her eponymous empire Huda Beauty, a makeup line valued at $1.2 billion that has fast become a favourite among... Read More

Canadian company enlists bees to deliver crop protection, plans rapid expansion

Canadian company enlists bees to deliver crop protection, plans rapid expansion
When Dave Passafiume bumped into some men at a conference looking for farmers to enlist bees in a test to distribute pest and disease control on crops, he considered the severe losses he sometimes saw on his strawberry fields and decided to give it a try. “I wasn’t sure what to expect,” said the farmer, who operates an organic strawberry and apple... Read More

3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize

3 economists who study poverty win Nobel Prize
STOCKHOLM — Two researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a third from Harvard University won the 2019 Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into what works and what doesn’t in the fight to reduce global poverty. The award went to MIT’s Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, and Harvard’s Michael Kremer. The 46-year-old Duflo is the... Read More