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Mirror, mirror: what should I wear?
14-September-2017

Smart mirrors serving as virtual shopping assistants can help customers quickly sort through clothing options and increase sales.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Dialling in: Increasing Internet penetration in Myanmar
4-September-2017

Researchers are helping Myanmar transition to an inclusive, networked economy that gives citizens access to technology and services.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
 
Researchers predicted when cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak
25-August-2017

Hokkaido University scientists have developed a new mathematical model which accurately forecasted that a devastating cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak by early July, the 26th week of 2017 and the cumulative incidence would be the order of 700-800 thousand cases.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
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
 
Native leech preys on invasive slug?
21-July-2017

Citizen science has revealed the spread of the invasive giant slug Limax maximus and its potential native predator in Japan, providing new insights into predator-prey dynamics between introduced prey and native predators.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
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