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May 22, 2014
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For archaeologists, Middle East conflicts create ‘perfect sandstorm’ of challenges

Conflicts in the Middle East have made archaeological work increasingly difficult, but the work must go on, scholars said at a recent conference organized with the help of the Oriental Institute. The task of digging ancient sites and studying artifacts … Continue reading

April 12, 2014
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Surviving and thriving under climate change in the world’s deltas

Researchers from the University of Exeter are investigating the effect of climate change on deltas in South Asia and Africa to understand how people will respond and adapt. Deltas are economic and environmental hotspots, with many large deltas in South, … Continue reading

April 9, 2014
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World’s oldest weather report could revise Bronze Age chronology

An inscription on a 3,500-year-old stone block from Egypt may be one of the world’s oldest weather reports—and could provide new evidence about the chronology of events in the ancient Middle East. A new translation of a 40-line inscription on … Continue reading

February 21, 2014
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Report shows lack of knowledge about World War One’s global impact

A widespread lack of understanding of the global scale and impact of the First World War has been revealed in a new report. Research by the British Council in the UK and six other countries shows that knowledge of the … Continue reading

February 5, 2014
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A world of art at the Watson Institute

As a student in the Brown/RISD Dual Degree Program, senior Youbin Kang uses textiles to bring attention to global issues. Her work hangs in the Watson Institute as part of a new initiative to showcase art by students, faculty, and … Continue reading

January 27, 2014
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IBM Study Identifies How African Businesses Can Overcome the Technology Adoption Gap

Research reveals common challenges preventing IT progress in Africa recommends steps to overcome technology roadblocks Nairobi, Kenya – 27 Jan 2014: IBM IBM today announced the results of a new study entitled ‘Setting the pace in Africa: How IT leaders … Continue reading