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Bringing solar energy to rural Mexican village

Some students take on internships to learn what work in the "real world" will be like after graduation. Others get involved in projects in order to learn how to make their post-graduation world more like they want it to be. ...

Sep 13, 2012
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OpenStreetMap adds A to B directions

(Phys.org)β€”The people who run OpenStreetMap.org (the foundation) have announced that A to B directions have been added to the open source web site. While acknowledging that adding directions has been d ...

Feb 19, 2015 report
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Interconnected IT for business models in rural areas

More and more people are moving from rural areas to cities, leaving behind crumbling infrastructures that make daily life difficult for those who stay. Some people are bucking this trend. Now they get support from researchers: ...

Feb 02, 2015
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When aid brings conflict, not relief

Although you might expect that providing aid to impoverished villages in the Philippines could only bring them relief, a University of Illinois study found that the villages that qualified for some forms of aid actually saw ...

Jan 28, 2015
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Men want commitment when women are scarce

The sexual stereotype, in line with evolutionary theory, is that women want commitment and men want lots of flings. But a study of the Makushi people in Guyana shows the truth is more complex, with men more ...

Jan 13, 2015
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Students engineering phone charger for world's needy

A pair of Case Western Reserve University engineering students are field testing their foot-powered cell phone charger in rural villages of the Kingdom of Lesotho, a small country surrounded entirely by South Africa, this ...

Jan 07, 2015
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