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Found 22 articles for August 2017.
 
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 Category: People
 
Discovery of 111 new species of black flies in the Oriental Region
8-August-2017

Researchers from the Zoological & Ecological Research Network (ZEN), and Tropical Infectious Diseases Research & Education Centre (TIDREC), University of Malaya have successfully discovered 111 new species of black flies belonging to five subgenera of the genus Simulium in the Oriental Region.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: Science
 
Multi-Device Mobile Platform for App Functionality Sharing
10-August-2017

A team at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed 'Mobile Plus,' a mobile platform that can share the functionalities of applications between smart devices. This novel technology allows applications to easily share their functionalities without needing any modifications.

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Contact: Younghye Cho Institution: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
‘Electronic skin’ takes wearable health monitors to the next level
10-August-2017

A soft, stick-on patch collects, analyzes and wirelessly transmits a variety of health metrics from the body to a smartphone.

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Contact: Jieun Choi Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Science
 
Vapor harvesting gets the edge
13-August-2017

Surface wettability has little effect on atmospheric water gathering, but edge structure is crucial.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
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