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New York Public Library now lets you use 20,000 historical maps for free - EHAds.com

New York Public Library now lets you use 20,000 historical maps for free - EHAds.com | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
By Jon Fingas Ever wanted to see what New York City’s maps looked like before skyscrapers took over… or before Americans took over, for that matter? It’s now easy as pie.
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Smoking bans can help kids' health, researchers say - Los Angeles Times

Smoking bans can help kids' health, researchers say - Los Angeles Times | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Smoking bans can help kids' health, researchers say
Los Angeles Times
And recent studies, the researchers wrote, have implicated childhood secondhand smoke exposures in the development of noncommunicable diseases in later life.
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Considering Content Curation, Chunking Information, & Tips for Ethical Curation

Considering Content Curation, Chunking Information, & Tips for Ethical Curation | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Buffer   One of the things my social media friends complain about is people who constantly push out content about themselves: “Buy my book, sign up for my workshop, read my stuff.” Sure, I’d encourage you to use Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and...
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Flexible electronics: 21st century alchemy that's reshaping your world - Haaretz

Flexible electronics: 21st century alchemy that's reshaping your world - Haaretz | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Flexible electronics: 21st century alchemy that's reshaping your world Haaretz The findings, published in various journals in the past several months, could change the way flexible electronic devices – with circuits that can flex and bend – are...
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Without the Independent Living Fund, it's a bad time to be disabled - The Guardian

Without the Independent Living Fund, it's a bad time to be disabled - The Guardian | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
The Guardian Without the Independent Living Fund, it's a bad time to be disabled The Guardian Earlier this month the government confirmed the closure of the Independent Living Fund (ILF), which was set up to support severely disabled people to live...
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Being Human: Weakness, Mental Health, & Academia

Being Human: Weakness, Mental Health, & Academia | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Mara Suttmann-Lea, a PhD researcher in the US, shares her journey through physical and mental health problems during her studies.
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What is stopping girls going into science and technology?

What is stopping girls going into science and technology? | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Research from a campaign group says breaking down cultural hurdles in the classroom is necessary to get more girls interested in science and technology (Strong messages. What is stopping girls going into #science and #technology?
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A summary of "The foundations of abuse: a thematic assessment of the risk of child sexual abuse by adults in institutions" | NSPCC

This NSPCC briefing presents an overview of the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)’s assessment of child sexual abuse in institutional settings.
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Let's keep Europe growing: A new vision for the future of agriculture - European Crop Protection Association

Let's keep Europe growing: A new vision for the future of agriculture - European Crop Protection Association | Research Capacity-Building in Africa | Scoop.it
Let's keep Europe growing: A new vision for the future of agriculture European Crop Protection Association That message was the main focus of a gathering of key farming stakeholders held in Brussels today: 'Let's keep Europe growing: Ensuring a...
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