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Team develops app that makes texting easier

A smartphone app that makes texting and emailing much easier – particularly for older people and those who have difficulty spelling – has been created by University of Strathclyde researchers.

dateAug 21, 2015 in Software
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Climate change won't reduce winter deaths

In a study that contradicts the received wisdom on health impacts of climate change, scientists say that we shouldn't expect substantial reduction in winter deaths as a result of global warming. This new research is published ...

dateJun 18, 2015 in Environment
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Baby boomers open up about old age

Kathy Glasgow, who is graduating with a PhD in Social Policy this week, interviewed mid-life baby boomers around New Zealand to explore their views about old age and compare their expectations and values with current policies ...

dateMay 12, 2015 in Social Sciences
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