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What are the physical health benefits of cold water therapy?

Coldwater therapy means exposing the body to cold temperatures by immersing the body in cold water. This might be by cold water swimming or taking cold water showers or baths.
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Harmonising people and digitalisation for highways asset management

Andy Peart from Causeway Technologies discusses his vision for the future of highways asset management.
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Sustainable development needs eco-engineering to help solve the water-food-energy nexus

Dr Rod Coogan, Agri-Food Expert at PA Consulting argues that sustainable development needs eco-engineering to help solve the water-food-energy nexus.

MRI rental VS ownership: What are the benefits?

Matthew Bradfield, Managing Director at Fairford Medical Ltd considers the potential benefits of MRI rental as opposed to ownership.

The electric mobility transition to net-zero with EV charging

Mer Charging UK Ltd demonstrates how the future of the electric mobility transition promises greater strides toward net zero.
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Brexit added £6 billion to UK food bills in two years

Brexit added almost £6 billion to UK food bills in the two years to the end of 2021, with the poorest households worst affected.
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‘Representation really matters’: Why Black history should be taught in British schools

Black history in schools continues to be increasingly vital, as decolonising education and improving representation gives students a broader, more honest curriculum delving into systemic inequality.
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Cloudy with a chance of success: Moving your contact centre to the cloud

Cloud is transforming organisations, unleashing $1 trillion in value for Fortune 500 companies - now, it's time to move it to contact centres.
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Colour-changing flower found in Japan

A plant common to Japan, Causonis japonica, is the first to show a newly discovered trait: a colour-changing flower.
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Tackling antimicrobial resistance: A digital approach

Reflecting on the recent World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW 2022), it’s evident that we must continue to raise better awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance, which is one of the top 10 global public health threats facing humanity.
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The cost of non-Europe: Impact on the internal market

Emilie Prouzet, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee, Employers’ Group (Group I), discusses how the cost of non-Europe represents thousands of missed opportunities to deepen the internal market.

New drug ‘Lecanemab’ slows the effects of Alzheimer’s disease

After decades of failure for Alzheimer’s researchers, Lecanemab could open the door to a new ear of drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease – the world's most common form of dementia.
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Understanding inflammatory cytokine secretion

Professor Paige Lacy, PhD, at the University of Alberta, delves into inflammatory cytokine release and its function to aid the body’s natural responses.
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Honey bee lifespans are 50% shorter today than 50 years ago

Entomologists have found that honey bee life spans are 50% shorter than in the 1970s, which corresponds with colony loss and reduced honey production.
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MACH for ecommerce: opportunities and challenges

Highlighting the benefits and challenges of implementation of MACH architecture, ecommerce business could be changed for the better.
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Tackling the backlog to take pressure off frontline NHS services

Technology could reduce waiting times for secondary care to help relieve the pressure on the frontline NHS services this winter.

In times of uncertainty, robust data processes must be agile

There is an ever-growing need for robust data processes. Organisations must cope with changing security threats, data quality fluctuations and uncertainty in the operational environment.

Seagrass can reduce coastal erosion by 70%

According to research from the University of Gothenburg, seagrass can bind its root mats to the sand and reduce cliff erosion by up to 70%.
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Using a safety app to protect women and girls on public transport

A safety app ‘SafeUP’ allows women and girls to plan and share their journeys on public transportation with real-time arrival information.
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Machine learning is helping us understand Alzheimer’s disease

Using machine learning to pinpoint the most accurate means and timelines for anticipating the advancement of Alzheimer’s disease.

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