Tag Archives: Limbic system

14Aug/17

Study claims shooter games can harm the brain

A new study by the University of Montreal has found that different types of games can impact the human brain both positively and negatively. Continue reading

07Aug/17

Nigerian innovator uses app to fight food waste

Nigerian engineer Oscar Ekponimo has created a web app that could help beat hunger. The app connects disadvantaged communities with stores and non-governmental organisations; giving them an opportunity to buy food approaching the end of its shelf life at a discount.

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11Feb/16

Malawi grapples with hunger years after grain surplus

Hunger is again stalking Malawi, with 2.8 million people at risk in a country recently lauded for slashing malnutrition rates. Floods and drought have hit the staple maize crop, exposing the fragility of Malawi’s progress, which was partly rooted in a fertilizer grant for small-scale farmers that the cash-strapped government, now starved of donor funds, can ill afford.
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19Jan/16

U.N. food agency says 14 million face hunger in southern Africa

The World Food Programme (WFP) has raised concern about food security in southern Africa where an estimated 14 million people are facing hunger following prolonged dry spells that led to a poor harvest last year. The weather condition is said to have been worsened by El Nino, a pattern which typically brings drier conditions to Southern Africa and wetter ones to East Africa.

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04Dec/15

Malawians face hunger after erratic weather affects farm harvests

Malawi faces its most severe food crisis in a decade, blamed on extreme flooding and late, erratic rains, putting millions at risk of malnutrition and hunger.

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09Aug/15

Emotion-Reading Technology First And Only To Analyze Audience Reactions To Republican Presidential Primary Debate

Emotient Breaks Ground Using Machine Learning Algorithm to Verify Authentic, Real-Time Voter Emotions to Candidate Responses

Within 60-seconds, Trump Elicits Highest Voter Reaction of “Joy” While Walker Provokes “Anger” Spike Measured on Faces of Studio Audience
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09Aug/15

Emotion-Reading Technology First And Only To Analyze Audience Reactions To Republican Presidential Primary Debate

Emotient Breaks Ground Using Machine Learning Algorithm to Verify Authentic, Real-Time Voter Emotions to Candidate Responses

Within 60-seconds, Trump Elicits Highest Voter Reaction of “Joy” While Walker Provokes “Anger” Spike Measured on Faces of Studio Audience
Continue reading