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Newswise: Meet Siamraptor suwati, a new species of giant predatory dinosaur from Thailand
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    9-Oct-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 720050

Meet Siamraptor suwati, a new species of giant predatory dinosaur from Thailand

PLOS

Fossils discovered in Thailand represent a new genus and species of predatory dinosaur, according to a study released October 9, 2019 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Duangsuda Chokchaloemwong of Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University, Thailand and colleagues.

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2-Oct-2019 2:55 PM EDT
Newswise: 45,000 Years Ago in Sri Lanka: The Oldest Microlith Technology in a Rainforest Setting
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    2-Oct-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 719641

45,000 Years Ago in Sri Lanka: The Oldest Microlith Technology in a Rainforest Setting

PLOS

This technology may be part of the ‘toolkit’ that allowed humans to spread across the globe

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25-Sep-2019 4:35 PM EDT
Newswise: Low-Grade to High-End: Waking Up the Myanmar Coffee Market

Article ID: 717935

Low-Grade to High-End: Waking Up the Myanmar Coffee Market

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

In less than five years, Myanmar coffee went from a low-grade commodity to a high-value specialty sold for premium prices globally. Through training in farming, expertise and training itself — as well as attention to both the supply and demand sides of a market — Value Chains for Rural Development helped farmers and others across the value chain.

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23-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: PNG roadbuilding spree threatens environment, communities and economy
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    25-Jul-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 716338

PNG roadbuilding spree threatens environment, communities and economy

James Cook University

A huge roadbuilding scheme in Papua New Guinea could imperil some of the largest, biologically richest and culturally most diverse forests on the planet, says an international research team led by James Cook University in Australia.

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24-Jul-2019 2:40 PM EDT
Newswise: Endangered Bornean Orangutans Survive in Managed Forests, Decline Near Oil Palm Plantations
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    17-Jul-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 715642

Endangered Bornean Orangutans Survive in Managed Forests, Decline Near Oil Palm Plantations

PLOS

Recent surveys of the population of endangered Bornean orangutans in Sabah, the Malaysian state in the north-east of Borneo, show mixed results. Populations have remained stable within well-managed forests

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11-Jul-2019 1:40 PM EDT
Newswise: Tracking Antibiotic Resistance in the Canals of Ho Chi Minh City

Article ID: 705280

Tracking Antibiotic Resistance in the Canals of Ho Chi Minh City

Oregon State University, College of Engineering

Researchers in Oregon State University's College of Engineering have performed a first-of-its-kind genotype and phenotype study of the prevalence of multiple-antibiotic-resistant enteric bacteria in septic systems and soils in Vietnam.

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17-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST
Newswise: UCI and Singapore Researchers Find Source of 2015 Southeast Asia Smoke Cloud

Article ID: 704237

UCI and Singapore Researchers Find Source of 2015 Southeast Asia Smoke Cloud

University of California, Irvine

Smoke from widespread fires in Indonesia in the summer and fall of 2015 hung heavily over major urban centers in Southeast Asia, causing adverse health effects for millions of people. The afflicted could not have known that the polluted air they were breathing contained carbon from plants that were alive during the Middle Ages.

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19-Nov-2018 3:30 PM EST

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