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October 27, 2014
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IBM Launches Humanitarian Initiatives to Help Contain Ebola Outbreak in Africa

Taps data and citizen engagement against the spread of disease FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE; LAGOS, NIGERIA : IBM has launched several initiatives to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa. They include a citizen engagement and analytics system in … Continue reading

January 10, 2014
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Big is not bad: Scientists call for preservation of large carnivores

The world is losing its large carnivores, their ranges are collapsing and many species are at risk of extinction. “Promoting tolerance and coexistence with large carnivores is a crucial societal challenge that will ultimately determine the fate of Earth’s largest … Continue reading

October 8, 2013
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Despite growth reports, Africa mired in poverty

Despite continued reports of economic growth in Africa, much of the continent remains wracked by poverty, with roughly one in five citizens saying they frequently lack food, clean water and medical care, according to the largest survey of African citizens. … Continue reading

June 26, 2012
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Modern Defense

First UD student successfully defends doctoral dissertation via Skype Samuel Mathey, a graduate student in the Department of Economics at the University of Delaware, has become the first doctoral student in the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics to … Continue reading

June 15, 2012
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Evolution of Religious Patriarchy as a Mate-Guarding Strategy?

One of the largest and longest studies in a traditional African society sheds light on religious practices and cuckoldry. Genetic data suggest religious patriarchy is directly analogous to the mate-guarding tactics used by animals to ensure paternity. Religious practices that … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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Julie Hunter and the Beat of A Different Drum

Cultural taboos have long kept Ghanaian women away from drumming. But two significant political movements began to break down those barriers in the last 60 years, bringing women into the musical fold. It is that shift — and its political, … Continue reading