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Smarter Brains Are Blood-Thirsty Brains

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A University of Adelaide-led project has overturned the theory that the evolution of human intelligence was simply related to the size of the brain ─ but rather linked more closely to the supply of blood to the brain.

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Research by Missouri S&T Faculty Could Prevent Next Major Human-Related Disaster

Headline-grabbing disasters like the Chernobyl nuclear incident and the Exxon Valdez oil spill could have been prevented through better labor practices, like shorter shifts and more structured shift rotations, say two Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers in a new book on risk management.

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Social Networks Key to Crickets’ Success

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Human relationships and interactions form our social network. Crickets are no different, except their networks are simpler. A U of Guelph researcher found the insects’ social network remains mostly unchanged each year and their social structure is conserved over evolutionary time.

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On Eve of Historic Presidential Election, Early Fall Shows at American University Museum Explore American Identities

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Early fall exhibits at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center are open Sept. 6 through Oct. 23.

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Terry Shevlin Can Comment on European Commission Ruling That Apple Must Pay $14.5 Million in Back Taxes to Ireland

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Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Awards Dean’s Medal to Robyn and Tony Coles

Bernard T. Ferrari, dean of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, has awarded the Dean’s Medal to Robyn and N. Anthony “Tony” Coles, Jr. As business executives and philanthropists, Robyn and Tony Coles adhered to a philosophy at the heart of the Carey School mission.

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University of Michigan experts can discuss various topics related to the G20 Hangzhou Summit, including the world economy, climate change, cyber crime

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Princeton Review Again Names SU Among Nation's 'Best Colleges'

Salisbury University’s professors “love what they do and prepare [students] for the real world. … Going to class is a joy.”

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CWRU International Law Conference Explores Terrorism and Other Threats to World’s Artistic and Cultural Treasures

International law has regulated art preservation and transfer for decades, but action by terrorists to wipe out religious and cultural assets has magnified the issue. Case Western Reserve University School of Law on Sept. 16 will host a full-day conference titled “The Art of International Law” to provide insight into art repatriation, film industry tensions in the United States and China, and terror attacks on cultural and religious relics. The conference, in celebration of the Cleveland Museum of Art's 100th anniversary, will feature a lunch-hour discussion with Cleveland Museum of Art Director and President William Griswold about international disputes and negotiations involving some of the treasures in the museum's collection.

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Expert on Latino Political Behavior Available to Comment on Donald Trump's Controversial Immigration Stance

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Immigration Matters: American University Experts Available for Comments on Immigration Issues.

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EU and Apple: E. Han Kim, Prof. Of Finance and International Business Can Discuss

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McKinsey, JP Morgan Chase, Aston Martin Execs Highlight UVA Darden Leadership Speaker Series

Leaders from top companies and organizations will visit Darden to interact with students, faculty, staff and guests through the fall 2016 Leadership Speaker Series.

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Education Management Solutions (EMS) Celebrates Opening of Chicago NBOME Clinical Skills Testing Location

Education Management Solutions, LLC (EMS), a provider of integrated audio-video and simulation management technologies, congratulates the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) on the opening of their new National Center for Clinical Skills Testing (NCCST) location in Chicago, IL.

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UofL Research Shows Presence of Children in the Home Did Not Motivate Parents to Test for Radon, Secondhand Smoke

Luz Huntington-Moskos, Ph.D., R.N., C.P.N., UofL School of Nursing assistant professor, recently published findings in the journal Public Health Nursing that show the presence of children in the home did not motivate parents to test and mitigate for radon and secondhand tobacco smoke, both of which cause lung cancer.

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Dismissing Scandals Can Hurt Hillary Clinton in the Eyes of Voters, Temple University Expert Says

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Ex Ambassador to Brazil Available to Discuss Impeachment Trial of Dilma Rousseff.

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Expert Available to Comment on Donald Trump's Immigration Policy

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The Olin College Class of 2020 Moves-In

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Move-in day for the Olin College Class of 2020 officially kicked off Saturday, August 27, 2016.

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‘Nudges’ Help Students Select Healthy Lunches

With back-to-school season in full swing, imagine this: Your child orders lunch via computer and gets a little message saying he or she needs to add more nutritious food groups. That combination helped some youngsters eat healthier meals, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences study showed.







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