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15:06 GMT Solar Photovoltaic Generation Expands in the Americas as Capacity Installations More than Double

The annual solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in key Americas countries are expected to grow at 5.5 percent, generating $141.2 billion in annual...


12:42 GMT Argus leads with first IMO 2020 compliant assessments for Fujairah

Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus today launched low-sulphur fuel oil (LSFO) price assessments for the ex-wharf and delivered...


10:38 GMT Okayama University Research: Estimating Appropriate Protein Intake

Biochemists have shown that very high protein levels can be harmful to cells in the human body. However, exactly which proteins fall under this...


09:37 GMT Tony Elumelu Foundation Announces 3,050 Entrepreneurs Selected for the 5th Cycle of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading African philanthropy committed to empowering African entrepreneurs, has announced 3,050 African...


09:19 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Vapor Drives a Liquid-solid Transition in a Molecular System

The reversible switching of macrocyclic molecules between a liquid and a solid phase upon exposure to vapor has been reported in the Journal of the...


08:00 GMT Objectway's Financial Chatbot at the CINI National Conference on Artificial Intelligence

Objectway presented the contribution "A Financial Chatbot for the Unified Wealth Management Platform Project" during the workshop "AI for Finance,...


02:15 GMT Report suggests that food banks are a "green" hunger-relief solution

Food banks operating in 57 countries around the world mitigate an estimated 10.54 billion kg of CO2-eq annually – equivalent to nearly 2.2 million...


23 Mar, 2019, 19:38 GMT Football for Friendship: Brazilian National Team Received Nine Values Cup

Today, at Dragão stadium in Porto, the Young Ambassadors of Gazprom's International Children's Social programme "Football for Friendship" presented...


22 Mar, 2019, 14:59 GMT BDI on Extension of Brexit Deadline: The Suspense Continues

In response to the decision by the European Council, BDI chief executive Joachim Lang says: "The suspense continues." "The suspense continues. The...


22 Mar, 2019, 12:00 GMT Bacardi and Lonely Whale Urge Unicode to Remove All Emoji Plastic Straws on Behalf of One Bold Sea Turtle Sydney

Family-owned Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, and Lonely Whale, an award-winning incubator for courageous...


22 Mar, 2019, 08:00 GMT Beer Brand Brewgooder Launches Provoking 'Dirty Pint' Video to Promote World Water Day

Brewgooder, the craft beer brand on a mission to end water poverty for 1 million people, has launched a provocative social media campaign for World...


21 Mar, 2019, 23:00 GMT Malaysia's Sapura Group Announced as Host Operator for World-leading CCW Critical Communications Event

The Sapura Group, Malaysia's leading technology organisation, has confirmed that it will be Host Operator for TCCA's Critical Communications World...


21 Mar, 2019, 19:27 GMT Kimberly-Clark Applies Innovative Technology to Address Risk in Water Scarce Communities Around the World

In line with United Nations' World Water Day 2019 theme, "leaving no one behind," Kimberly-Clark is pursuing a global initiative to help communities...


21 Mar, 2019, 16:06 GMT Kanazawa University Research: Origin of Resistance to Lung-cancer Drug Discovered

Researchers at Kanazawa University report in Nature Communications what causes some lung-cancer patients to have an intrinsic resistance to the drug...


21 Mar, 2019, 13:01 GMT Elsevier Foundation and Girls Inc. of New York City Partner on New Data Analytics Program for Teens

In partnership with Girls Inc. of New York City, the Elsevier Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a new curriculum that will prepare...


21 Mar, 2019, 13:01 GMT deepsense.ai and Google Brain Design Artificial Imagination for Reinforcement Learning

deepsense.ai, Google Brain, the University of Warsaw and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have concluded a collaborative research...


21 Mar, 2019, 13:00 GMT EY announces the launch of a global data science challenge to identify and develop top talent in analytics and artificial intelligence

With the increased demand for global talent in data analytics and artificial intelligence, EY announces the launch of a global data science...


21 Mar, 2019, 11:48 GMT Sasol Offers Support to Cyclone Idai Victims

Today, Sasol committed to donate US$250,000, approximately 15 million meticais, for the relief and support of communities that have been severely...


21 Mar, 2019, 09:00 GMT PremFina is Going Green With Eco-friendly Initiatives

PremFina Ltd ("PremFina" or the "Company"), the U.K.'s first venture capital backed premium finance company, has announced its company-wide "Go...


21 Mar, 2019, 09:00 GMT JBS Couros creates new production model and launches a sustainable leather range

JBS Couros, the world's largest leather processing company, has unveiled a new concept of sustainable leather: the Kind Leather range. It is the...


21 Mar, 2019, 09:00 GMT The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is accepting nominations for the 4th Sunhak Peace Prize from March through May 2019

The Sunhak Peace Prize awards distinguished individuals or organizations that have contributed significantly to peace and the welfare of future...


21 Mar, 2019, 08:54 GMT Research from XJTLU advances RNA modification mapping

Researchers from Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University have completed a high-resolution prediction of the whole-transcriptome m6A RNA modification,...


21 Mar, 2019, 00:01 GMT Global IPO momentum slows but Q2 2019 is set to rebound

Despite positive performance of main stock indices and a decrease of volatility in many markets, ongoing geopolitical uncertainties and trade issues...


20 Mar, 2019, 08:00 GMT UK Schools Rank Last in Providing Oral Health Education, FDI Survey of 13 Countries Says

Today on World Oral Health Day (WOHD), FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) released the results of a survey from 13 countries, which asked parents with ...


20 Mar, 2019, 08:00 GMT Lombard International: 2018 Financial Results

Strong performance delivered, with €5.1 billion new business premiums written in 2018 Assets under administration grew to €41.5 billion Continued...