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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

April 25, 2014
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Microsoft officially welcomes the Nokia Devices and Services business

Microsoft and the Nokia Devices and Services business are coming together as one to deliver a family of devices and services that will delight consumers and empower businesses. REDMOND, Wash. — April 25, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. announced it has … Continue reading

April 17, 2014
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Bacteria fighting fabric

Gates Foundation funds civil engineering professor’s novel wastewater treatment fabric Each year in India, waterborne diseases sicken approximately 37.7 million people. One and a half million children die of diarrhea alone, according to a report by WaterAid.  In the developing … 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