ANN ARBOR — When Nick Tobier, a professor at the University of Michigan, traveled to India last year, he encountered dogs in a way he had never before. (more…)
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For young people, discussing sexual and reproductive health can be awkward. In certain parts of the world, those conversations can be downright stigmatizing.
Through multimedia approaches, storytelling and innovative research, the University of Chicago’s Center for Interdisciplinary Inquiry and Innovation in Sexual and Reproductive Health (Ci3) is helping young people find ways to tell their everyday stories. (more…)
India, Sept 12, 2018– IBM (NYSE: IBM) and IIT Bombay today announced that the university will join the AI Horizons Network as part of a multi-year collaboration to advance AI research. (more…)
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 not already, the world’s top emitter of sulfur dioxide, an air pollutant that causes acid rain, haze and many health-related problems. It is produced predominantly when coal is burned to generate electricity. (more…)
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 (IBV) in cooperation with the Economist Intelligence Unit, to evaluate India’s growing skills challenge and proposed recommendations to bridge the gap. (more…)
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 prisoners. (more…)
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, it brings depth to Mexican sauces, and it provides an extra kick to Sonoran hot dogs.
Plenty of other world cuisines rely on it too, from China to India to Thailand. But Latin America, researchers have confirmed, is where it started. (more…)