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What Role Does AI Play in Systemic Racism?
Development

What Role Does AI Play in Systemic Racism?

Technology dominates today’s world, playing a significant and consequential role in the lives of billions of people. Society has been revolutionized by tech industry innovations, a revolution that is currently being led
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Exploring Sustainable Energy Solutions for Companies
Sustainability

Exploring Sustainable Energy Solutions for Companies

Introduction It seems that every week, a new Fortune 500 company commits to lowering its carbon footprint. Companies such as Amazon, Coca-Cola, and Nestlè have all committed to being carbon neutral, meaning a
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Reframing American Poverty as a Human Rights Issue
Boston’s Disparities In Access to Clean Energy
Healing Addiction in Universities: Drug Courts
Development

Healing Addiction in Universities: Drug Courts

Addiction has become a serious problem impacting many college students, which is why in 2020, the prevalence of any illegal drug use for college students was 46%, showing it is a serious problem
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Renewable Energy in Vietnam and Opportunities for Implementation
Sustainability

Renewable Energy in Vietnam and Opportunities for Implementation

Vietnam, a booming economy with approximately 100 million residents, is currently embracing renewable energy, especially solar and wind, as part of its industrialization process due to its abundant natural resources. The United Nations
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Africa’s Youth Unemployment Crisis Is a Global Problem – Are Young Professionals' Potential Being Wasted?
Sustainability

Africa’s Youth Unemployment Crisis Is a Global Problem – Are Young Professionals' Potential Being Wasted?

Youth is Africa’s greatest asset, and its greatest challenge. Africa’s youth population is rapidly growing and expected to double to over 830 million by 2050 (3). In spite of this growth,
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How Computational Medicine Technologies Can Improve Health Delivery in Developing Countries
Development

How Computational Medicine Technologies Can Improve Health Delivery in Developing Countries

Fig. 1: Harnessing emerging technologies and analytics to increase healthcare availability (11) Computational medicine, an emerging field that seeks to improve patient care and accessibility through technology and data, promises to revolutionize healthcare
U.S. Hospital Cybersecurity is in Critical Condition
Development

U.S. Hospital Cybersecurity is in Critical Condition

The U.S. healthcare sector’s fragile cybersecurity infrastructure continually suffers from cyberattacks that threaten safe healthcare delivery. In 2020, the first patient death attributed to a ransomware attack occurred (6, 8). Cyberattacks
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American Childcare Industry Weakens the Financial Security of Women
Inequality

American Childcare Industry Weakens the Financial Security of Women

Women’s equity cannot be achieved without addressing childcare. In order to prompt global action on this issue, the United Nations declared childcare burden inequalities as one of its sustainable development goals (7)
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