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Improving the health of fragile tribes in Malaysia
28-April-2017

Genetic studies on Malaysia’s Orang Asli peoples could lead to tailored medical advice that is more appropriate for their unique makeup.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
 
Role of immunisation in sustainable development and health resilience in Southeast Asia
27-April-2017

Marked on 24-30 April 2017, World Immunisation Week raises awareness about the importance of vaccines in protecting people against disease and the role of immunization in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
Evaluating cultural value of landscapes using geotagged photos
12-April-2017

Researchers have developed a new method for assessing the cultural value of landscapes using geotagged photos shared on a social-networking service. Data obtained with this method could help determine which locations should be used for tourism or targeted for environmental protection.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
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
 
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
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