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Researchers predicted when cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak
25-August-2017

Hokkaido University scientists have developed a new mathematical model which accurately forecasted that a devastating cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak by early July, the 26th week of 2017 and the cumulative incidence would be the order of 700-800 thousand cases.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Mortality of Elder Abuse in Malaysia: findings from the Prevent Elder Abuse and negleCt initiativE (PEACE)
8-August-2017

In Malaysia, research into elder abuse and neglect (EAN) has indicated a link between abuse and premature death, with pattern differences between males and females. Financial abuse is found to be more common than other subtypes (physical, psychological, sexual and neglect), and comprises the group with the largest percentage of mortality.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Native leech preys on invasive slug?
21-July-2017

Citizen science has revealed the spread of the invasive giant slug Limax maximus and its potential native predator in Japan, providing new insights into predator-prey dynamics between introduced prey and native predators.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
President Tong joined students in service-learning in Kyrgyzstan and enhanced collaboration with Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan
19-July-2017

Professor Timothy W. Tong, PolyU President joined a Service-Learning trip with students to Kyrgyzstan and then signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan today.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Who learns foreign language better — introverts or extraverts?
13-July-2017

Extravert Chinese students learning English as a second language are likely to perform better in speaking and reading, but less proficient in listening than their introvert counterparts, according to a study published in Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JSSH).

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Contact: Prof Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
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