With the power of technology and legal clout, many experts agree that 2017 could be the tipping point in the global battle against human trafficking and modern slavery.
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has continued its Neighbourhood campaign by visiting 253 houses in Zabeel area.
65 DEWA employees and 40 volunteers from Zayed University and the Higher Colleges of Technology, in addition to female students of the Community Development Centre participated in the campaign, which aims to raise awareness on conservation and protecting natural resources while adopting a sustainable lifestyle.
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In tune with its constant support to enhance the habit of reading among the members of the community, Sharjah-based Knowledge Without Borders, KWB, called on all Emirati families in Sharjah who have not yet received books for their home libraries to visit Rural Councils with their family books, passports and Emirates ID cards to receive their allocation of free books.
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French cosmetics giant L’Oreal said on Tuesday it was investing in an early stage fund managed by private equity firm Partech Ventures, making its second investment in digital and technology start-ups in less than a year.
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It powers everything we do, yet remains one of our biggest mysteries.
But thanks to an unusual Peruvian museum dedicated entirely to the brain, visitors can get up close and personal with the most complex organ in the human body.
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Tuesday’s death of actor Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in “Star Wars,” set off waves of remembrance among fans – but also speculation over her character’s return in yet-to-be-filmed episodes.
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A man with deadly brain cancer that had spread to his spine saw his tumors shrink and, for a time, completely vanish after a novel treatment to help his immune system attack his disease — another first in this promising field.
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Drones delivering blood and medicine to rural areas of Tanzania could help to save the lives of many mothers and newborn babies in a country where one of the biggest causes of maternal deaths is blood loss during childbirth, the UK aid department said.
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IIT-Kharagpur researchers have created a model to explain how liquids spread through paper, a finding that can aid in the design and development of low-cost, paper-based diagnostics.
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Swedish communication technology firm Ericsson on Thursday demonstrated at Mori village of Andhra Pradesh its Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for creating smart and sustainable villages in the state.
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