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Benefits From Infrastructure Deals Not Felt; Controversial Agreements in Ghana and Congo Under Close Scrutiny

October 14, 2021 Duke University 0

People fetch water outside a copper and cobalt mine run by Sicomines in Kolwezi, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 30, 2015. Reuters-Yonhap Chinese infrastructure-for-minerals deals across Africa are coming under growing scrutiny amid concerns that the promised benefits have failed to materialize.In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, President Felix Read More

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Men and women experience brain injuries differently

October 14, 2021 Stanford University 0

In fact, in her analysis, Harris, director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, found several unexpected trends: Women with brain injury trauma and other severe injuries typically saw higher rates of depression, substance abuse, memory problems and homelessness, among other Read More

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Exhibit explores landscapes of letting go

October 14, 2021 Cornell University 0

Inspired by the geomorphology of the Finger Lakes region, June B. W. Szabo’s exhibit “Landscape Sculptures: Conversations with Land and Water” features wood-and-copper sculptures exploring themes of loss, the temporal nature of place, and decay as a means of renewal. The exhibit runs through January 2022 at Cornell University’s Mann Read More

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La juanilama da pistas de ser una posible aliada contra el cáncer

October 14, 2021 admin 0

La Lippia alba, conocida en nuestro país como juanilama, se adapta a su ambiente. Esto produce cambios genéticos en la planta. Foto: Anel Kenjekeeva. Su nombre científico es Lippia alba, una planta de la popular familia Verbenaceae, cuyas hojas desde hace bastante tiempo se destacan por sus cualidades medicinales. Probablemente, Read More

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The Hopkins doc vs. the vaccine consensus

October 14, 2021 University of Pennsylvania 0

Penn Museum presents a special celebration of the new exhibition, “The Stories We Wear.” The exhibition showcases clothing, accessories, and jewelry spanning 2,500 years, revealing how items we wear are an expression of identity. A series of pop-up talks, art activities, and performances throughout the day will mark the opening. Read More

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Explore over 170 virtual and in-person events at the 11th annual Wisconsin Science Festival

From “magic” mushrooms to a celebration of the stars, the 2021 Wisconsin Science Festival is back in full swing October 21-24. This year’s festival will feature more than 170 events in over 30 counties throughout Wisconsin. Activities include a variety of in-person and virtual activities including hands-on science experiments, Q&As with scientists, Read More

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Consumers Are Getting Used to Higher Inflation

October 14, 2021 Duke University 0

Consumers are feeling inflation everywhere from groceries to rent to gas prices. Above, customers shop for fresh fish in San Francisco in 2021. Justin Sullivan via Getty Images Another day in this pandemic-wracked economy, another installment of “inflation through the roof.” The latest reading on consumer prices came out today Read More

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Packard fellow McMahon rethinks neural-network computing

October 14, 2021 Cornell University 0

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have become crucial tools for medical imaging, autonomous vehicles and many other applications, but engineers warn that the exponential increase in computer power needed to run such neural network software is unsustainable without dramatically new types of hardware. Using a Packard Fellowship for Science and Read More

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Earth’s unicorn population is exploding

October 14, 2021 University of Pennsylvania 0

Penn Museum presents a special celebration of the new exhibition, “The Stories We Wear.” The exhibition showcases clothing, accessories, and jewelry spanning 2,500 years, revealing how items we wear are an expression of identity. A series of pop-up talks, art activities, and performances throughout the day will mark the opening. Read More

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Duke Hosting Community Event for Caregivers

October 14, 2021 Duke University 0

RALEIGH (WTVD) — Being a caregiver for a loved one can be stressful, and navigating resources often confusing. Duke Health is hoping to bring some clarity to caregivers on October 26 during their Duke Caregiver Community Event. You’ll be able to hear from experts and connect with services and support Read More