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AI algorithm to identify homeless youth at risk of substance abuse

Researchers at the College of Information Sciences and Technology at Penn State have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to help identify homeless youth at risk of substance abuse.
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One step closer to implanting diagnostic electronics in the body

The American Chemical Society (ACS) are closer to using electronics in the body, to diagnose tumours and track illnesses.
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How can the Government respond to the fourth industrial revolution?

Mark Brett, public services expert at PA Consulting, explains how the Government could use the fourth industrial revolution to make sure no-one is left behind.
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New cell injection technique could reverse vision loss

Researchers at the University of Toronto Engineering tried co-injection of both retinal pigmented epithelium (RPE) cells and photoreceptor cells to reverse vision loss.
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Policing homelessness: The mental health of an isolated community

Researchers look at the public health impact of policing homelessness in the Colorado area.
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Male bias in drug development trials creates overmedication

New research shows that the gender gap in drug development trials results in an overmedication of women by healthcare professionals.
natural hair discrimination, racism

Natural hair discrimination still limits opportunities for Black women

New research confirms that Black women continue to face natural hair discrimination, making Black women with straightened hair more likely to get hired.
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Does American voting behaviour prioritise loyalty or democracy?

With the 2020 Election looming, Yale researchers investigate how American voting behaviour is impacted by undemocratic acts from candidates.
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Alzheimer’s disease: Incurable but preventable?

Jonathan Baker of, GBS Clinic, sheds light on the current extent of our knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease.
black autism, ADHD

Where is the research into Black autism and ADHD?

Suzy Rowland, author of S.E.N.D. in the Clowns: Essential ADHD/Autism Family Guide, discusses the  need for research on Black autism and ADHD.
economic development, climate change

How does economic development impact climate change?

Professor Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), discusses how economic development impacts climate change.
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New blood test could improve detection of Alzheimer’s

A new blood test shows promise in detecting Alzheimer’s as early as 20 years before the onset of cognitive impairment, according to researchers.
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The Value of Travel Time

Here, MoTiV discuss the value of choosing different modes of transport and the importance of travel time.
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Tech researchers: UK government should rethink track and trace

Lancaster University researchers suggest that the UK government should work with a deeper understanding of public priorities for track and trace.
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July 2020 North America Analysis

The July 2020 edition of North America Analysis covers a range of policy topics from the region, including comment from the UN’s Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Mark Lowcock about the importance of anticipatory action when it comes to humanitarian affairs.
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Combined exit strategy will help Europe stop COVID second-wave

The University of Southampton found that European countries should lift lockdown in synchronisation, to prevent a COVID second wave.
blood clots, covid-19

Life-threatening blood clots in COVID-19 patients

New research shows a link between COVID-19 and lower extremity arterial thrombosis, aka life-threatening blood clots.
blood iron levels, university of edinburgh

Blood iron levels could be the reason behind slow ageing

Scientists from the University of Edinburgh and Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing identify blood iron levels as an ageing factor.
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Get comfortable with the uncomfortable: Talking about race can be difficult

Toby Mildon explains how talking about race can be difficult but overwhelmingly necessary in the era of #BlackLivesMatter and ongoing police brutality.
Asia Analysis, July 2020

Asia Analysis – July 2020

The latest Asia Analysis edition sheds light on some of the most important policy issues sweeping across the region of Asia.

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