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Imaging Technique Unlocks the Secrets of 17th Century Artists

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The secrets of 17th century artists can now be revealed, thanks to 21st century signal processing. Using modern high-speed scanners and the advanced signal processing techniques, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are peering through layers of pigment to see how painters prepared their canvasses, applied undercoats, and built up layer upon layer of paint to produce their masterpieces.

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Something to Chew On: Baylor University Nutrition Expert Exposes Five Myths About Food

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When it comes to food, don’t swallow all that information online and on social media. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, nutrition experts are busting a lot of the myths with science-based evidence. Setting the record straight on some of them Baylor University registered dietitian Janelle Walter, Ph.D., professor of family and consumer sciences.

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Library Collection Highlights Decades of Social Justice by Quaker Group

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American Friends Service Committee has donated years of archives from its time in the Chicago region.

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This Thanksgiving, Forget About the Food

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New Book Examines Global Impact of Leaders on Communist Party

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A. James McAdams, the William M. Scholl Professor of International Affairs and director of the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame, seeks to understand how such a significant institution could be so different from country to country and still flourish.

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FSU History Professor on the Truth Behind the Story of Thanksgiving

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Risk Analysis and Emergency Management Vital to Cultural Preservation

As part of a symposium presented by the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) Applied Risk Management Specialty Group, five studies on cultural property risk analysis will be presented to help decision-makers from museums and other institutions ensure proper protocols are in place to preserve valuable cultural property. These include proper risk analysis models and emergency management plans in the face of environmental risks, chemical and physical degradation and armed conflict.

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Closing the Rural Health Gap: Media Update from RWJF and Partners on Rural Health Disparities

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Rural counties continue to rank lowest among counties across the U.S., in terms of health outcomes. A group of national organizations including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National 4-H Council are leading the way to close the rural health gap.

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Queen’s University Belfast Historian Releases Biography on Oliver Cromwell’s Advisor

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An historian from Queen’s is launching a new biography on John Owen, advisor to Oliver Cromwell and one of the most important religious leaders in the Puritan Revolution.

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Texas Church Shooting: Expert on Gun Violence and History of Domestic Abuse







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