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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

December 5, 2013
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Culling vampire bats to stem rabies in Latin America can backfire

ANN ARBOR — Culling vampire bat colonies to stem the transmission of rabies in Latin America does little to slow the spread of the virus and could even have the reverse effect, according to University of Michigan researchers and their … Continue reading

August 11, 2013
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Oldest European fort in the inland US discovered in Appalachians

ANN ARBOR — The remains of the earliest European fort in the interior of what is now the United States have been discovered by a team of archaeologists, providing new insight into the start of the U.S. colonial era and … Continue reading

May 28, 2013
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Bring your own service: Employees want social tools at work, despite company restrictions and hesitation, reports new Microsoft survey

Global survey across 32 countries shows worker appetite for social tools is increasing, even if it means spending their own money and defying organizational policy to use the technology. REDMOND, Wash. — May 27, 2013 — Nearly half of employees … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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Kofi Annan to students: ‘It’s your world now’

Former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan predicted during a campus visit that the civil war in Syria will become even more tragic before the international community takes action to help resolve the conflict, but said he is optimistic about the political … Continue reading

February 6, 2013
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Brazilian Online Video Audience Reaches 43 Million Unique Viewers in December 2012

Analysis of Online Video in Brazil Shows Facebook as the Fastest Growing Top 10 Online Video Destination in Past Year Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 6, 2013 – comScore , a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an analysis … Continue reading

December 20, 2012
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Argentina Ranks First in Worldwide Desktop Social Networking Engagement at Nearly 10 Hours per Visitor Each Month

Analysis of Social Networking in Latin America Shows LinkedIn Grabbing #2 Position with35 Million Monthly Visitors Santiago, Chile, December 20, 2012 – comScore, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an analysis of social networking activity in Latin … Continue reading

June 22, 2012
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Combating Global Problems at BIARI

Some 140 participants and 30 visiting faculty from more than 45 countries arrived at Brown to take part in the Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI). The two-week program began June 11, 2012. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Some 140 … Continue reading