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February 25, 2014
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“Gluthitze” im Senegal

Während sich Meeresluftmassen, die mit Tiefausläufern nach Mitteleuropa gelangen, mäßigend auf unser Temperaturregime auswirken, treten die Extremtemperaturen auf der Erde stets in wetterberuhigten Arealen auf. Dazu zählen die Wüsten, die man vor allem im Bereich der subtropischen Hochdruckgürtel in geografischen … Continue reading

July 29, 2013
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A constitutional right to health care

UCLA-led study shows that many countries have it, but not the U.S. Uruguay has it. So does Latvia, and Senegal. In fact, more than half of the world’s countries have some degree of a guaranteed, specific right to public health … Continue reading

April 9, 2012
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Internet Use Promotes Democracy Best in Countries That Are Already Partially Free

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Although use of the internet has been credited with helping spur democratic revolutions in the Arab world and elsewhere, a new multinational study suggests the internet is most likely to play a role only in specific situations. … Continue reading

August 7, 2011
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Study Assesses Nations’ Vulnerabilities to Reduced Mollusk Harvests from Ocean Acidification

Changes in ocean chemistry due to increased carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are expected to damage shellfish populations around the world, but some nations will feel the impacts much sooner and more intensely than others, according to a study by scientists … Continue reading

July 12, 2011
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Imagine Cup Competitors Fired Up by Ballmer, Sachs, and Crowley; Finalists Announced

*Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, economist Jeffrey Sachs, and Foursquare founder and CEO Dennis Crowley opened the Imagine Cup 2011 World Finals on Friday night. The competition heated up over the weekend with the first set of finalists being announced Sunday … Continue reading

June 1, 2011
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IBM Continues Africa Expansion with New Office in Tanzania

*Strengthens IBM’s Operations in East Africa* DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, – 01 Jun 2011: IBM has announced the opening of a new branch office in Dar es Salaam, as part of the company’s continued geographic expansion initiative to increase its … Continue reading