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Newswise: In India, riots have lasting impact on how loans are made

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In India, riots have lasting impact on how loans are made

Washington University in St. Louis

Riots that resulted in anywhere from 10 to 1,000-plus deaths in their hometowns ultimately influenced lending decisions among hundreds of loan managers in India — and the effect endured for decades, reveals a new study involving a researcher from Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.

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6-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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    5-Sep-2019 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 718333

Taxing Sweetened Drinks by the Amount of Sugar Could Cut Obesity & Boost Economic Gains

New York University

Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages by the amount of sugar they contain, rather than by the liquid volume of these drinks, as several U.S. cities currently do, could produce even greater health benefits and economic gains, a team of researchers has concluded.

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3-Sep-2019 8:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: UCLA Health Earns Federal Innovation Grant

Article ID: 718489

UCLA Health Earns Federal Innovation Grant

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration to create a regional hub for the development of medical technology and digital health tools.

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5-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718307

What if We Paid Countries to Protect Biodiversity?

Lund University

Researchers from Sweden, Germany, Brazil and the USA have developed a financial mechanism to support the protection of the world's natural heritage.

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30-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 718284

New GCOOS-Funded Radar Installations at the Mouth of the Mississippi Will Help to Protect Lives and Support the Nation’s Blue Economy

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System-Regional Association (GCOOS-RA)

The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) joined with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Ocean Service (NOS), Fugro and the University of Southern Mississippi to celebrate the installation of two new high-frequency radars situated at the mouth of the Mississippi River.

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30-Aug-2019 9:50 AM EDT

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