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February 26, 2012
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Celebration of Spring

*UD Confucius Institute director answers questions about Chinese New Year* The Year of the Dragon is now under way. What does this new year mean, and how do Chinese families typically celebrate it?  Jianguo Chen, associate professor of Chinese and … Continue reading

August 2, 2011
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Using Text Messaging, Yale Student Hopes to Fight Malaria in The Philippines

In Regina de Luna’s home country of the Philippines, malaria is the eighth leading cause of death, a statistic that the rising Yale senior finds impossible to ignore. But what has made an even greater impression on de Luna is … Continue reading

July 17, 2011
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Climate Adaptation of Rice

*Symbiogenics — a New Strategy for Reducing Climate Impacts on Plants* Seattle – Rice – which provides nearly half the daily calories for the world’s population – could become adapted to climate change and some catastrophic events by colonizing its … Continue reading

June 27, 2010
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UN Predicts Global Rise of Food Prices

In the next ten years, prices for agricultural products in the world will grow in real terms by 15-40%, say experts from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN. The reason … Continue reading