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Global risk of Madagascar’s pneumonic plague epidemic is limited
30-November-2017

Mathematical models have proven the risk of the on-going pneumonic plague epidemic in Madagascar spreading elsewhere in the world is limited, with the estimated number of exported cases staying below 0.1 person in each country between August 1 and October 17.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Nodding raises likability and approachability
27-November-2017

The act of nodding positively affects the subjective likability of people by about 30 percent and their approachability by 40 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from Hokkaido University and Yamagata University in Japan.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Human Rights and Policy Making in Malaysia
23-October-2017

Malaysia is developing its first national human rights action plan (NHRAP) based on 5 pillars: Civil and Political Rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Rights of Vulnerable Groups; Rights of the Indigenous; and International Obligations. The collaboration between various stakeholders is crucial for the implementation of the NHRAP.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Perception and Opinions of Antarctic Values among Malaysian Working Adults
2-October-2017

Researchers at the University of Malaya, Malaysia, investigated the perceptions of Antarctic values among Malaysian working adults, contributing to the overall strategies and policies as well as regional-based future planning especially in education and public awareness.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
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)
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