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New research links pregnancy spacing to autism risk

WASHINGTON, Nov 23 — A study published in the medical journal Autism Research has identified a link between the amount of time between pregnancies and Autism Spectrum Disorder in children....

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UK varsity sets up Malaysian centre to boost entrepreneurship in SEA

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 22 — Coventry University has launched the South-east Asia Institute for Transformational Entrepreneurship (SEAITE) at Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)...

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Nike’s failed attempt to challenge the old-school Adidas cool

NEW YORK, Nov 22 — In 1967, the company that would become the world-famous shoe brand Nike needed an identity for its new, state-of-the-art running shoe. Co-founders Phil Knight and Bill...

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Imagining a vegan US: Good for earth, problematic for humans

NEW YORK, Nov 22 — What would a vegan America look like? An herbivore population would enjoy a drop in greenhouse-gas emissions, but also face deficiencies in calcium, vitamins A and B12 and...

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Mind your language: Could rappers and poets help reshape the migration debate?

LONDON, Nov 22 — Loaded words like hordes, swarms and waves have poisoned the global discourse on migrants, fuelling fears instead of highlighting potential economic benefits, experts said...

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Expansion of tuna quotas ‘step backward’ for conservation

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