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Report calls for national parks to get smart
National parks are called to act on recommendations to introduce 'smart' technologies and the Internet of Things to plug funding gaps from decreasing budgets, protect the landscape and keep pace with visitor expectations.
Global neonatal hearing screening devices market to exceed US$ 44.4 mn in 2025
The global neonatal hearing screening devices market was estimated to be valued at US$ 30.3 Mn in 2017 and is anticipated to touch a valuation of nearly US$ 44.4 Mn in 2025 and in the process exhibit a value CAGR of 4.9% during the period of forecast 2017-2025.
NUS study yields valuable insights on underreporting in international wildlife trade
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have established several key trends in wildlife trade following an in-depth study on international wildlife trade data.
Global Rheumatoid Arthritis diagnosis test market expected to reach US$ 1,002.0 mn in 2027
Global rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis tests market has been estimated to be valued at US$ 514.0 Mn in 2016, and is anticipated to increase to US$ 1,002.0 Mn by 2027, registering a CAGR of 6.3% during the forecast period.

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