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January 20, 2019
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Storytelling, games help young people discuss sexual health

For young people, discussing sexual and reproductive health can be awkward. In certain parts of the world, those conversations can be downright stigmatizing. Through multimedia approaches, storytelling and innovative research, the University of Chicago’s Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation … Continue reading

January 17, 2018
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UMD-led Study Indicates India Is Replacing China as World’s Top Source of Sulfur Dioxide Air Pollution

COLLEGE PARK, Md.  – A new University of Maryland-led study finds that China’s sulfur dioxide emissions have fallen by 75 percent since 2007, while India’s emissions increased by 50 percent. The results suggest that India is becoming, if it is … Continue reading

July 3, 2017
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IBM Study Finds Higher Education to Play a Pivotal Role in Bridging India’s Skill Gap

Sixty-one percent of India’s higher education leaders said that the education system is unable to respond to society’s changing needs NEW DELHI – 03 Jul 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced a study conducted by the IBM Institute for Business Value … Continue reading

November 11, 2014
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In Malaysian prison, Aishwarya Vijay gains greater insight into the problem of addiction

Recent Yale College graduate Aishwarya Vijay ’14 had never set foot in a prison until she traveled to Malaysia, where her work this summer allowed her to learn about the sometimes subtle connections between stigma and treatment-seeking behavior in injection-drug-using … Continue reading

April 26, 2014
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UA Researcher and Colleagues Discover the Birthplace of the Chili Pepper

Researchers have found that central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper, which is now the world’s most widely grown spice crop. In the Southwest, the chili pepper is practically a dietary staple. It gives salsa a spicy crunch, … Continue reading