Globe named as one of Top 30 ‘Global Rising Star’ telcos in the World

In a time where fast and reliable connectivity has become a daily necessity, Globe is stepping up its game to deliver all the tools that customers need to stay on top of life in the digital normal. The company has recently been named one of the Global Rising Stars at the Opensignal Global Mobile Network Experience Awards 2020, owing to its continuous improvements innovations in mobile technology and service.



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Created by independent mobile analytics firm, Opensignal, the Global Rising Star citation is given to the top 30 telco operators across the globe whose customers have seen the greatest improvement in mobile network experience in the last year, between the first half of 2019, and the first half of 2020. Globe has made impressive progress in Opensignal’s four critical measures of the mobile network experience, namely Video Experience, Download Speed Experience, Upload Speed Experience and 4G Availability,

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First map of bee species around the globe — ScienceDaily

There are over 20,000 species of bee, but accurate data about how these species are spread across the globe are sparse. However, researchers reporting in the journal Current Biology on November 19 have created a map of bee diversity by combining the most complete global checklist of known bee species with the almost 6 million additional public records of where individual species have appeared around the world. The team’s findings support that there are more species of bees in the Northern Hemisphere than the Southern and more in arid and temperate environments than in the tropics.

“People think of bees as just honey bees, bumble bees, and maybe a few others, but there are more species of bees than of birds and mammals combined,” says senior author John Ascher, an assistant professor of biological sciences at the National University of Singapore. “The United States has by far the most species

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Analysis reveals high burden of musculoskeletal disorders across the globe — ScienceDaily

Musculoskeletal disorders — which affect muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, and joints — can severely affect individuals’ physical and mental health, and they’re especially prevalent among aging adults. Although many researchers are studying these conditions and their rates in different regions of the world, no study to date has provided an overview of the burden of all musculoskeletal disorders. Investigators have now done so in Arthritis & Rheumatology, an official journal of the American College of Rheumatology.

For the analysis, researchers examined data from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, which assessed the extent of diseases and injuries across 21 regions and 195 countries and territories from 1990 to 2017. Musculoskeletal disorders included rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, low back pain, neck pain, gout, and related conditions.

The team found that there were approximately 1.3 billion prevalent cases and 121,300 deaths due to musculoskeletal disorders in 2017, as wells as 138.7

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Ancient Dog DNA Shows Early Spread Around the Globe

Among the other findings, Dr. Larson said he found it particularly intriguing that once dogs had become domesticated, and even while they were sometimes breeding with wolves, no new wolf DNA entered their genomes.

By contrast, pigs, for example, were brought to Europe by farmers from Anatolia. But the genes of those first domesticated pigs have been completely lost, replaced by the genes of wild European boars, even though the pigs stayed domesticated animals.

While dogs do interbreed, no new wolf genes survive over the years. One possibility, Dr. Larson said, is that “wolfiness” just doesn’t fit with an animal as close to people as a dog. Pigs can be a little wild but “if you’re a dog and you’ve got a little bit of wolf in you, that’s not a good thing and those things get knocked on the head very quickly or run away or disappear but they

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