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Cambodia’s Ministries Come Together to Address Wildlife Trafficking
23-June-2017

A first-ever milestone event brought together Cambodian officials and others today to discuss law enforcement options and responses to wildlife trafficking –an increasing threat to the world’s wildlife species.

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Contact: Stephen sautner Institution: Wildlife Conservation Society
 
Stem Cells: The Future of Medicine
22-June-2017

Imagine being able to take cells from your skin, transform them into other types of cells, such as lung, brain, heart or muscle cells, and use those to cure your ailments, from diabetes to heart disease or macular degeneration. To realise this, however, challenges still remain, Professor Janet Rossant, a pioneer in the field, says.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
The double burden of childhood malnutrition
21-June-2017

Professor Terrence Forrester, an expert in childhood malnutrition, warns that the first 1,000 days are among the most important in children’s lives, and more needs to be done to ensure that they get optimal nutrition during this critical period.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
Spotting dodgy statistics and debunking “killer toast”
21-June-2017

People should be more sceptical about data cited in news reports, and scientists need to do a better job of communicating their research results, says Sir David Spiegelhalter, a British statistician and expert in risk communication.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
QU research shows prevalence of microplastics within the Gulf seawater
20-June-2017

Researchers in Qatar have documented the first evidence for the prevalence of microplastics within the Gulf seawater, specifically in the marine waters of Qatar.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University
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