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Black Friday Deals Can Make You Spend More

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New research co-authored by a University of Delaware professor suggests that certain types of these discounts may cause consumers to spend more than they realize.

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New Therapy Lessens Impact of Mistreatment at a Young Age

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Work underway in a laboratory at the University of Delaware suggest certain drugs can prevent and reduce changes to the brain caused by mistreatment at an early age.

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Experts Available to Comment on #Blackfriday and #CyberMonday Consumer Psychology and Decision Making

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Mining for Cancer Clues

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A group of researchers is building a portal of genetic information to help doctors detect, diagnose and treat cancer optimally in each of their patients. The goal: Someday, oncologists will pull up this data on a tablet and use it to guide treatment decisions.

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Political Expert: Down-Ballot Wins for Democrats Tell the Story of #Election2017

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University of Delaware professor David Redlawsk says a major takeaway from the 2017 election can be found down-ballot. The Democrats earned local wins across the country in places they never win.

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Native Trees, Shrubs Provide More Food for Birds

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Planting native trees and shrubs in your yard can really help songbirds. Researchers from the University of Delaware and the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center studied the Carolina chickadee around Washington, D.C. and found native trees and shrubs support much more 'bird food' than non-natives do.

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New National Poll Shows Americans Distrust Congress, the Media, Hollywood, and Even Other Voters in the U.S.

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A new University of Delaware poll found that a large majority of Americans carry a deep level of distrust for virtually every governing, media, and political institution in America. Only the military gained a positive rating with 72% trusting; the media and Hollywood were the least trusted.

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Expert on #metoo Movement: Response Overwhelming, but Just a First Step in Long Process

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Eye-Catching Labels Stigmatize Many Healthy Foods

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Labels such as organic, fair-trade and cage free may be eye-catching but are often free of any scientific basis and stigmatize many healthy foods, a new University of Delaware-led study found.

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Expert Can Comment on All Things Pumpkin, From Your Coffee to the Reason It Lives in Halloween Season

Cindy Ott, professor of history and material culture at the University of Delaware, offers five facts on the pumpkin as the orange gourd makes its return for Halloween and dominates everything from our coffee selection to the Thanksgiving table. She is an expert on American food and culture.







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