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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)
 
Taking Action for Social Change
21-September-2015

Using 'action research' approach, researchers at the Singapore Management University (SMU) are designing new or improved social services in order to help better understand and respond to the needs of vulnerable communities in Singapore.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
Study: A Lifeline for Sumatran Rhinos
17-September-2015

Conservation scientists use an enhanced population survey technique that identifies, for the first time, priority forest protection zones irreplaceable for saving the critically endangered Sumatran rhino. The study identifies small and scattered populations that should be consolidated if they are to become viable.

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Contact: Stephen sautner Institution: Wildlife Conservation Society
 
Chinese Chess Set for Visually Impaired People
16-September-2015

First set of Chinese chess with different vision capabilities including blind people of different countries has been developed by researchers at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (HK PolyU). It promotes an inclusive society, eliminates discrimination, and assists visually impaired people to communicate with other people.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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