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Found 76 articles for April 2017.
 
Communicating tsunami evacuations effectively
10-April-2017

An effective communication approach incorporating computer simulations could help people find practical means to evacuate in the event of a tsunami.

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Contact: David H Kornhauser Institution: Kyoto University Category: Science
 
Spotlight on Research: A Step Towards Preserving the Ainu Language
11-April-2017

The Ainu people are the indigenous population of Hokkaido, Sakhalin and the Kuril islands. Having suffered a great deal of discrimination in modern history, there have been many recent efforts to preserve Ainu culture and its endangered language.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Culture
 
Speaking the language of microstructures
11-April-2017

A common language for computer software tools that describes materials at their smallest scale could lead to designing faster and better materials.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Science
 
Should sports involve academia in rule changes?
11-April-2017

The academic community could help identify loopholes in rules made to ensure fair play and entertaining sporting events.

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Contact: Josephine Dionisappu Institution: The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus Category: Culture
 
Using tropical microbes to improve the environment
11-April-2017

Researchers in Malaysia are harnessing properties in tropical microbes to address a variety of environmental, agricultural and aquacultural issues.

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Contact: Samantha Blair Institution: Monash University Category: Science
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