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Fossils: The earliest modern humans in southern China (N&V)
14-October-2015

The discovery of 47 human teeth from a cave in southern China indicates that anatomically modern humans were present in the region at least 80,000 years ago. The findings, reported in Nature this week, add to the understanding of the emergence of modern humans in southern Asia.

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PolyU formed University Social Responsibility Network with world renowned universities and inaugurated in Hong Kong for advocating international partnership
9-October-2015

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University joined hands with eleven renowned universities around the globe to form a University Social Responsibility Network to spearhead USR with impact to make the world a better place.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
UK’s Magnum Opus Of Engineering In Malay World
5-October-2015

Researchers in Malaysia have published an encyclopedia of classical Malay engineering in Bahasa Melayu – a first for a local public university - featuring arts, flora and fauna, traditional crafts, architecture and metal-working.

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Contact: IZAIDI SALMY BIN YAZID Institution: CENTRE FOR COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION (CCI)-UKM
 
Malaysians Not Eating Enough Fruit – Food Science Expert in Malaysia
5-October-2015

Fruit and vegetables have been considered to be protective food containing vitamins, minerals and fibres, but are now even more important due to their antioxidant content, according to a food scientist in Malaysia.

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Contact: IZAIDI SALMY BIN YAZID Institution: CENTRE FOR COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION (CCI)-UKM
 
Could indigenous knowledge systems combat climate change?
22-September-2015

As the global scientific community combines technology and brains to track climate change patterns and effects, the indigenous populations across the world have, for generations, already been noting these changes in a landscape they know intimately.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
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