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Predicting the spread of the Zika virus
27-May-2016

A new tool by Japan-based researchers predicts the risk of Zika virus importation and local transmission for 189 countries.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
Connecting women entrepreneurs to global opportunities
27-May-2016

In India, a non-profit organisation is enhancing the links between women-owned businesses and global supply chains. The aim is to eventually roll out a data platform that serves and promotes women entrepreneurs from 17 other countries.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Category: People
 
Infographic: Heath & WASH in South East Asia
26-May-2016

Aid International Development Forum (AIDF) has released an infographic on healthcare in South East Asia (SEA). The infographic provides an overview of current health threats, including those related to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), trends in financin¬g for health focus areas as well as gaps in development assistance.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA Category: People
 
Using solid-state materials with gold nanoantennas for more durable solar cells
26-May-2016

Hokkaido University scientists are testing the development of solar cells made of solid materials to improve their ability to function under harsh environmental conditions.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Supermassive black hole wind can stop new stars from forming
26-May-2016

Scientists uncover new class of galaxies with supermassive black hole winds energetic enough to suppress future star formation.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
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