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Article ID: 683842

Politics Expert Available to Comment on U.S.-Puerto Rico Policy and Presidential Leadership

Ithaca College

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25-Oct-2017 2:15 PM EDT
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Article ID: 683826

Aitape Skull Likely Belongs to World’s Oldest Tsunami Victim

University of Notre Dame

Mark Golitko, assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, worked with colleagues from the Field Museum in Chicago and institutes in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea to study the Aitape skull and the area it was found in.

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25-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 683825

National Conversation on Homeland Security Technology: Commercial Flood Insurance Roundtable

Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate

The DHS S&T's National Conversation on Homeland Security Technology is focused on gathering stakeholder insights to identify flood risk and insurance information, along with tools to build more resilient communities.

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25-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 683670

Queen’s University Belfast Researcher Creates Communications System That Can Battle a Natural Disaster

Queen's University Belfast

A researcher at Queen’s University Belfast has been shortlisted for the 2017 Newton Prize after he created a robust wireless communications system which can battle through an earthquake, tsunami or hurricane.

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24-Oct-2017 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 683647

Evacuating Older Adults and Their Furry Friends: FSU Study Finds Florida Needs More Pet-Friendly Shelters

Florida State University

Florida needs more pet-friendly shelters, especially for older adults who represent 50 to 75 percent of deaths following disasters like hurricanes, according to a recent study from Florida State University.

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23-Oct-2017 3:30 PM EDT
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 683539

Forensics Expert Available to Discuss Why Identifying Fire Victims Is So Difficult?

Arizona State University (ASU)

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20-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 683202

Making a Difference: UVA Community Is Giving Back in Wake of Natural Disasters

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

This story features UVA Darden alumna Elizabeth Moody Ross (MBA '04) who worked in the Home Depot command center to ensure plywood was available to help rebuild areas hit by natural disasters.

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17-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 683162

During Crisis, Exposure to Conflicting Information Is Linked to Stress, UCI-led study finds

University of California, Irvine

Exposure to high rates of conflicting information during an emergency is linked to increased levels of stress, and those who rely on text messages or social media reports from unofficial sources are more frequently exposed to rumors and experience greater distress, according to research led by the University of California, Irvine.

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16-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 682943

Northern CA Wildfires Generate 1.5 Million Views of UC San Diego’s ‘Firemap’ Resource

University of California San Diego

A web-based tool recently developed by UC San Diego researchers under an NSF grant to perform data-driven predictive modeling and real-time tracking of fires has already been viewed about one million times and generated more than 115,000 unique visitors since the outbreak of numerous wildfires across Northern California late last weekend.

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13-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 682871

Understanding Wildfire Spread

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Check out how UNC Charlotte is studying wildfire spread in this video featuring researchers from the Lee College of Engineering.

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12-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT
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