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Study evaluates new World Health Organization Labor Care Guide for maternity care providers

The World Health Organization developed the new Labour Care Guide to support clinicians in providing good quality, women-centred care during labour and childbirth. In a…

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Turning waste plastic into carbon nanotubes to transmit electricity

The Welsh government is backing a cutting-edge science project at Swansea University that changes waste plastics into highly valuable compounds for the energy industries. Deputy…

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In California, 1 million people lack access to clean water

When Sara Gallego turns on her faucet, she’s never sure what will come out. “In the mornings, it’s the color of coffee,” she said. At…

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First Person: Four years on, hopes of return still distant for refugee pianist

When UN News first interviewed award-winning Palestinian pianist Aeham Ahmad in 2016, he was a recent arrival in Germany, having fled a Palestinian refugee camp…

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Artificial Intelligence and Satellite Technologies Reveal Detailed Map of Air Pollution Across Great Britain

A novel method that combines artificial intelligence with remote sensing satellite technologies has produced the most detailed coverage of air pollution in Britain to date….

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Can vaccines reach the world’s poorest?

Moderna Inc’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine is more stable than expected at temperatures that ordinary refrigerators can provide and can be distributed using existing cold-chain shipping…

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UN chief to press G20 for greater solidarity and support during pandemic

When he addresses leaders of the world’s richest countries at the G20 summit on Saturday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will deliver a simple message on…

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Waste milk could be used to reduce power plant carbon dioxide emissions

Clarkson University research, which shows how surplus milk may be used to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from fossil‐fuel based power plant emissions, is featured on…

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Paper industry outlines journey to European decarbonisation targets

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has laid out a decarbonisation manifesto for the paper sector to follow in the years leading up to…

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EU plans ambitious increase in offshore wind capacity

EU plans for a fivefold increase in Europe’s offshore wind capacity by 2030, were outlined Thursday by the Commission in a new strategy for renewables,…

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