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Weak Handgrip Strength May Signal Serious Health Issues

Muscle strength is a powerful predictor of mortality that can quickly and inexpensively be assessed by measuring handgrip strength.
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Advocating for a Global Commitment to Science Diplomacy

The Vienna Statement on Science Diplomacy has been endorsed by more than one hundred eminent personalities from the academic and policymaking community.
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Supporting Austria’s Path to Climate Neutrality

Over the next three years, more than 120 scientists will be working on a new comprehensive climate report for Austria.
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How We Choose to End Deforestation Will Impact Future Emissions

Could the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use’s ambitions be too ambiguous? An international team of researchers looked into this question.
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Turning High-Rise Buildings Into Batteries

IIASA researchers have come up with a new energy storage concept that could turn tall buildings into batteries to improve the power quality in urban settings.
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Making the Most of Crowdsourcing Campaigns

In a new study, an international team of researchers explored how crowdsourcing projects can make the most effective use of volunteer contributions.
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Identifying Global Poverty From Space

A new IIASA-led study proposes a novel method to estimate global economic wellbeing using nighttime satellite images.
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How Solving Central Asia's Water-Energy Conflict Can Also Boost Renewable Energy Generation

Agricultural efforts in downstream countries in Central Asia would be significantly boosted with a “dual water and energy storage scheme”, which also paves the way for high shares of renewable energy generation in the region.
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Harnessing the Power of Crowd-Driven Artificial Intelligence

The European Research Council (ERC) will fund the development of an innovative platform incorporating the IIASA crowdsourcing game Picture Pile. IIASA Strategic Initiatives Program Director Steffen Fritz will lead the project.
7-Jan-2021 6:05 AM EST

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