Life News

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 24-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 25-May-2016 12:30 AM EDT

Life

Education

Channels:

Keywords:

Council on Undergraduate Research Elects New President

Anne Boettcher, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Elected President of Council on Undergraduate Executive Board

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

US-Vietnam Arm Deal Normalizes Relations, Counters China

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Wearable Fitness Monitors Don't Motivate Exercise Says Study

aboolani.jpg

The results of a new study on physical activity have researchers asking what in the world will it take to get people moving.

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

Keywords:

Physical Therapy Students Lead Injury Prevention Workshops for Musicians

crane-workshop.jpg

Playing musical instruments can lead performers to suffer from unique aches and pains, so a group of Clarkson University physical therapy students held a series of injury prevention workshops for musicians, this spring

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Teen Health Depends on Location, Location, Location

The real estate maxim about the importance of location is true for teenagers too. Their intellectual and physical health depends on location, location, location.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Extreme Beliefs Often Mistaken for Insanity, New Study Finds

052316tahir-rahman-hd.jpg

In the aftermath of violent acts such as mass shootings, many people assume mental illness is the cause. After studying the 2011 case of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik, University of Missouri School of Medicine researchers are suggesting a new forensic term to classify non-psychotic behavior that leads to criminal acts of violence.

Life

Education

Channels:

When It Comes to Replicating Studies, Context Matters, an Analysis of Scientific Reproducibility Project Work Finds

Contextual factors, such as the race of participants in an experiment or the geography of where the experiment was run, can reduce the likelihood of replicating psychological studies, a team of NYU researchers has found. Their work analyzed papers examined by the Reproducibility Project in an effort to identify potential challenges to replicating scientific scholarship.

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

African-American Girls in Low-Income, High-Crime Neighborhoods Experience Threats and Objectification, Georgia State Study Finds

profile-ann-cale-kruger-300x300-300x300.jpg

African-American girls in high-risk neighborhoods report encounters with aggression and sexual objectification, according to Georgia State University researchers.

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

Foster v. Chatman: Expert Explains the Good, the Bad and the Predictable

20140415MLB_Jessie_Gabel_010PSFc_o4.jpg

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Legos: A New Frontier for Libraries

NR16LottsMegan2594.jpg

Rutgers art librarian Megan Lotts is changing the public’s perceptions of libraries – one colorful brick at a time.

Life

Education

Channels:

Keywords:

University of Iowa researchers create iPad app to help K-12 teachers improve student behavior

apprating.png

University of Iowa faculty, along with colleagues at Vanderbilt University, were recently awarded a three-year, nearly $1.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences to further develop their self-monitoring behavior intervention app called Score It.

Life

Education

Channels:

Keywords:

Financial Times Ranks Darden Executive Education No. 4 in the World, No. 1 for Faculty and Course Design

Darden Executive Education’s open-enrollment program rose to No. 4 in the world in the Financial Times 2016 rankings.

Medicine

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Extreme Preemies Disadvantaged in Employment, Income, Self-Esteem, Marriage and More by Their 30s

Dr_1.jpg

Extremely low birth weight (ELBW) babies who survive are more likely to be disadvantaged in employment, income, self-esteem, marriage and more by the time they reach their 30s. A longitudinal study has followed the ELBW survivors born between 1977 and 1982.

Medicine

Science

Life

Business

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

Drop in Childhood Obesity Cannot Be Explained by Health Behaviors, The Latest in Heart Defect Prediction Tech, Eating After 8pm Not Linked to Childhood Obesity, and more Children's Health News

Click to visit the Children's Health Channel

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

IU Expert Encourages Everyone to Revisit Safe Water Practices Before Heading Into Summer

BillRamos.jpg

With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to revisit safe water practices, said Bill Ramos, assistant professor of recreation, park and tourism studies and director of the aquatic institute at the Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington.

Life

Education

Channels:

Keywords:

New York Times Reporter Tells Ithaca College Graduates: ‘Follow Your Curiosity’

AdamB.Ellick.jpg

Adam B. Ellick, senior video correspondent for the New York Times, delivered the 2016 Commencement address at Ithaca College. Ellick's documentary on Malala Yousafzai brought the plight of the Pakistani schoolgirl to the world's attention.

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

EMBARGOED

A reporter's PressPass is required to access this story until the embargo expires on 26-May-2016 12:00 AM EDT

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Counterterrorism/Aviation Expert Available at Western Illinois University

11921_3933_1.jpg

Western Illinois University professor has conducted extensive terrorism and aviation-related research and has also published numerous scholarly articles on terrorism topics.