Ida, Data and Women’s Health: It’s Win-Win with the Clue App

From investment opportunities to the pursuit and provision of venture capital, the purse strings of financial dealings are very often controlled by men. Very often, but — as Ida Tin has proved — not always. Convincing male-dominated boardrooms of the

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Gender Specifics of Brain Function: a Path to Improved Health Balance

In terms of structure, female and male brains differ only marginally. But new studies on brain function — and pathology — are challenging the medical community to take a closer look at the gender specifics. Switzerland-based doctor Antonella Santuccione Chadha,

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Inspired Digital Insurance — Full-Stack Insurtech Innovation is the Way Ahead

Insurance goes back 4,000 years, and has not gained a terrific reputation during that period. It protects against financial loss, using risk management to counter uncertainty. Risk can be transferred to an insurer, also called a carrier or underwriter. A

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Women, Science and Robots: The Gender (R)evolution Ushers-in Precision Medicine

In Germany, a team developing an AI-based human resource tool thought they had found a way to feed their system data while respecting privacy laws: they used information from newspapers dating back to the 1950s. By Shahnaz Radjy and Maria

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Lord Waverley – Blockchain: New Way of Doing Business in a Changing World

Blockchain is little understood, but it will simplify transactions, improve reliability and reduce costs. Focusing on blockchain technology today will ensure being relevant tomorrow. To better understand the potential of blockchain, it is necessary to follow the current, future and

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Vice-Prime Minister Kocho Angjushev: Pulling Macedonia Out of a Limbo and Into the European Union

What’s in a name? In the case of Macedonia, an entire country’s future. Macedonia, a candidate for accession to the European Union since 2005 and equally anxious to join NATO, has been unable to start accession processes over a dispute

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Nouriel Roubini: A Mixed Economic Bag in 2019

After the synchronised global economic expansion of 2017 came the asynchronous growth of 2018, when most countries other than the United States started to experience slowdowns. Worries about US inflation, the US Federal Reserve’s policy trajectory, ongoing trade wars, Italian

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Tatiana Valovaya, the New Director-General of the UN Geneva Office

The Russian succeeds Mr Michael Moeller of Denmark.  UNITED NATIONS, June 2019, CFI.co’s Tor Svensson informs from Geneva:   United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced last month the appointment of Ms Tatiana Valovaya of the Russian Federation as Director-General of the

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CBRE – Adapted Retail & Alternative Assets: Rental Trends Adjusting With the Times

Economic growth is driving increased demand for retail and alternative real estate assets, while spare capacity is gradually being eroded, particularly in the big cities. This could mean further rental growth in 2019 and 2020, especially for prime properties. The

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The Roca Brothers: Community-Based Solutions for Food Security

To become the best is not necessary to go global. Spain’s three Roca brothers, celebrated as royalty in foodie circles, believe that food security begins at home. The brothers have repeatedly questioned the viability of current agribusiness models which see

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