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How big companies are targeting middle-income countries to boost ultra-processed food sales

Ultra-processed foods might not be a familiar term to many people. But it is an emerging, and increasingly dominant type of food in the world. They are foods typically created through a "series of industrial techniques and processes"....

By Edwin Kwong, Joanna Williams, Phillip Baker, Rob Moodie and Thiago M Santos 1 day ago

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Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022
Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022

YouTube has announced a roster of 54 artists, songwriters and producers selected to join the #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022. Among the acts from Australia, Brazil, Canada, USA and the UK are eight African artists based in Nigeria, South...

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Global pension systems study highlights gender pension gap

The 13th annual Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index's (MCGPI) special chapter highlights the gender differences in pension outcomes. "It is a strong reminder that unequal pay and lack of job opportunities for women has ramifications over many...

3 days ago

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Get ready for the invasion of smart building technologies following Covid-19
Get ready for the invasion of smart building technologies following Covid-19

The past two years were a busy time for real estate professionals. While commercial buildings like office towers, shopping malls and hotels stood empty for months in a row as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, building owners and their corporate...

By Patrick Lecomte 19 Oct 2021

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'It's our stuff': Consumers wage right-to-repair revolution

James Sampson runs a tech repair shop in suburban Washington D.C. - fixing wayward phones and lagging laptops - and sees his tiny store as one part of a brave, new consumer rights revolution that can protect the planet, too.

By Carey L. Biron and Umberto Bacchi 19 Oct 2021

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Moscow's AI medical services rated

A rating of medical services based on artificial intelligence (AI) used in Moscow's healthcare system has been published in the public domain as part of an experiment on the use of computer vision innovative technologies to analyse medical images and...

19 Oct 2021

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Nobel prize: Why climate modellers deserved the physics award - they've been proved right again and again
Nobel prize: Why climate modellers deserved the physics award - they've been proved right again and again

This year's Nobel prize in physics has been split between Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi. While Parisi is a theoretical physicist, the other two are climate...

By Dr Pushp Raj Tiwari 18 Oct 2021

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