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The Innovation Institute for Food and Health Hoping To Solve Agriculture’s Greatest Challenges

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The planet’s food system is in a sensitive balance, as its ecosystem is at threat from natural and man-made issues. These dangers has spurred the scientific community to proactively seek new breakthrough food and nutrition solutions to ensure global food sustainability and nutrition security for our future.

Toyota Using the Oculus Rift To Help The Next Generation Of Drivers

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The Oculus Rift is the first truly immersive virtual reality headset. It gives people a very real life experience: the British Army’s latest recruitment drive is using it to drop potential soldiers into the midst of a live fire exercise. But it is also now being used in exciting ways to support learning.

Game-Changing Medicines Planned By The Pharmaceutical Industry For 2015

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - 2015 is expected to be an exciting year for medicine as the pharmaceutical industry sees years of research coming to fruition. It could just be ‘the year of the product.’ Over the last year or two, there have been major breakthroughs in oncology, and, looking ahead, the potential of combination treatments may be even more exciting.

TD Report: Is Nature The Largest “Company” On Earth?

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Can we put a price on nature? If so, how? Over the past few years, diehard conservationists and bottom-line businesses believe you can do just that.

Forget The Oscars And The Globes: It’s About The International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The British supermarket chain, Sainsbury’s beat John Lewis, the department store in the battle for the most viewed Christmas advert in the U.K. The Guardian recently reported.

The Positive Role Cocoa Flavanols May Play In Healthy Aging

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - We know it is normal for our cognitive functions to deteriorate with age and for our memories to slide, so finding a way to delay the onset of these issues has become important, especially as life expectancy gets longer and global populations are getting older.

The Debilitating Costs of Chronic Diseases To America’s Future

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - With more than 133 million Americans living with a chronic disease or disability, it is critical for companies to help their employees understand how to prevent these types of diseases that they may be at risk for, and when to go to the doctor for a health screening.

Exposing Global Corruption And Bribery: The Alstom 2014 Story

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The effects of corruption on society are well documented. Politically, it represents an obstacle to democracy and the rule of law. Economically, it depletes a country’s wealth, often diverting it to corrupt officials’ pockets. Ultimately, it puts an imbalance in the way that business is done, enabling those who are corrupt to win. These effects may seem remote when a business needs to secure a contract.

The Complex World Of Falling Oil Prices

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Oil’s spectacular price collapse is undoubtedly one of 2014’s top stories and will remain a major theme in 2015, as no one saw last year’s dramatic fall coming.

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