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Singular ‘they’ voted word of the decade by US linguists

US linguists have chosen “they” as their word of the decade, recognising the growing use of third-person plural pronouns as a singular form to refer to people w…

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2020/03/17

IFC-Backed Uber of Trucks Reshapes Nigeria’s Haulage Market

(Bloomberg) — An Uber-like App for trucks is making it easier and cheaper for firms to move goods in Africa’s most populous nation. Freight logistics star…

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2020/03/10

The World Is Headed for a Food Security Crisis. Here’s How We Can Avert It

The world currently produces more than enough food to feed everyone, yet 815 million people (roughly 11% of the global population) went hungry in 2016, accordin…

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2020/02/21

Scientists have found an unlikely ally in the fight to save coral reefs

This story was published in partnership with Nexus Media, a syndicated newswire covering climate, energy, policy, art, and culture. A healthy coral reef sounds …

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2020/02/19

$1 a week: the bitter poverty of child sugarcane workers in Zimbabwe

The blistering sun beats mercilessly on the Mukwasine sugar plantations near Chiredzi, in south-east Zimbabwe. It is Sunday morning and the soothing sound of hy…

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2020/01/29

“Delivering smiles with sports” Creating an inclusive society through table tennis

The Kyowa Kirin men’s table tennis team, which has been around for more than 40 years, actively participates in tournaments as well as teaches table tennis at s…

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2020/01/14

There is no ‘I’ in team: how collaboration and innovation are enabling inclusive businesses to achieve greater social impact

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants,” wrote Sir Isaac Newton in 1675. More than three centuries later, his recognition that no…

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2019/12/19

Mines and power stations used as clean energy storage facilities

Toronto, Canada-based Hydrostor was founded in 2010 and is a leader in Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES), a technology uniquely suited to enable t…

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2019/10/04

MIT Aerogel Generates Passive Heat From Sunlight

It’s below freezing on a rooftop in Cambridge, Massachusetts, but inside a device created by researchers at MIT, the temperature is 220º C. There are no m…

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2019/09/30