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Death of Freddie Gray: GW Experts Available

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Why do people #riot? David Derezotes of @uutah's @USocialWork available for media interviews on topic. #freddiegray #baltimore

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Indonesian National Police Seize Major Shipment of Pangolins, Arrest Smuggler

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The Indonesian National Police’s Criminal Investigation Division (BARESKRIM MABES POLRI), the Government of Indonesia, and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Wildlife Crimes Unit (WCU) today announced the seizure of a shipment of pangolins headed to China and valued at approximately 1.8 million US dollars (USD). The pangolin smuggler involved in the case has been arrested.

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Trending Stories Report for 24 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: exercise and obesity, Focused Ultrasound to treat uterine fibroids, neurology, diet supplements and cancer (day 4 in top 10), genetics, geology, skin cancer, sleep and Alzheimer's, and water conservation.

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U.S. Undergoing Cultural Shift In Awareness, Treatment of Sexual Assault Victims, Expert Says

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Forensic Expert Available to Discuss FBI, Justice Department's Flawed Forensic Testimony

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Indonesian Authorities Arrest Online Orangutan Trader

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The State Prosecutor of North Sumatra and WCS’s Wildlife Crimes Unit announced the arrest of a suspect for trafficking a living orangutan in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The trafficker allegedly sold wildlife through Facebook and by BlackBerry Messenger. The arrest was made on April 13, 2015.

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How Ancient Footprints Can Help Us Understand Modern-Day Crime Scenes

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Bournemouth University’s newest research Institute – the Institute for Studies in Landscape and Human Evolution (ISLHE) – has been awarded a significant grant from the Natural Environment Research Council to explore how techniques for documenting ancient footprints can help forensic scientists understand modern-day crime scenes.

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Opioid Relapse Rates Fall After Jail Release, According to Pilot Study

It has been called a pioneering strategy for treating opioid addiction, and has already been adopted in a small yet growing number of jails and prisons in the United States. Now, a clinical trial published in the journal Addiction by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center finds that the extended-release medication naltrexone (XR-NTX) is associated with a significant decline in relapse rates for a group of mostly heroin-dependent men after their release from New York City jails.

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Trending Stories Report for 14 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: organic chemistry, cybercrime, pancreatic cancer research from Mayo Clinic, diabetes, pediatrics, new cancer treatment in development at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, pain medicine research from the Ohio State University, marijuana in the workplace, and stem cells