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Increasing gender equality in an evolving democracy

Culture, People, Politics13 Feb 2019International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
Researchers on the ground in Myanmar are investigating how women can get more involved in policymaking to ensure their voices are heard and needs are met as the nation embraces democracy.
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Mapping historical changes in dark matter

Science, Space12 Feb 2019Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
Images of more than ten million galaxies are helping physicists map dark matter, revealing clues about how the universe behaves.
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Cars see people with enhanced radar

Inventions, Technology11 Feb 2019Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
Concepts for boosting WiFi coverage could also help car sensors distinguish walking pedestrians from other slowly moving objects.
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Big data pinpoints new targets for HIV vaccines

Big Data, Science08 Feb 2019The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Computational models reveal possible weak spots in the HIV surface protein, identifying new targets for drug and vaccine design.
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Singapore's smart hub for practical photonics

Materials, Technology07 Feb 2019Nanyang Technological University
From air-conditioned clothing to cancer screening tools, the Centre for Optical Fibre Technology (COFT) is paving the way for a light-based future.
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Securing Asia's food and nutrition

Food, People06 Feb 2019Asia Research News
Research can offer a strategic blueprint for bolstering food security throughout Asia, but regional cooperation is required.
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Plants cool future electronics

Materials, Technology04 Feb 2019National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Nanopapers could pave the way for development of paper-thin electronics.

Cervical screening: A woman's needs come first

Culture, Medicine, People02 Feb 2019University of Malaya
Project ROSE (Removing Obstacles to cervical ScrEening) is addressing the cultural needs of thousands of women while keeping up with the times.
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Six scaly snails discovered in Malaysian Borneo

Plants & Animals01 Feb 2019Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
The new species belong to a special subgroup of snails with scaly shells.
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The patience of physicists

Science30 Jan 2019Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
Studying the tiniest particles in the universe requires constructing detectors capable of tracking them; a process that needs a lot of patience and just the right amount of glue.

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