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National Science Foundation Grant Funds Wichita State University Student, Professor Research on Wearable Device Security

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Two Wichita State University professors have been awarded a $380,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to investigate cybersecurity and privacy issues for wearable devices.

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Politics Will Prevent Real Economic Reform in China, Says Iowa State University Professor

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Recovering from the economic crisis that rippled through the global markets will be long and difficult for China, said Jonathan Hassid, an assistant professor of political science at Iowa State University who studies Chinese news media and symbolic political messaging.

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Expert: ‘Blue Alert’ Law Highlights Importance of Technology for Officer Safety

Expert can speak about the need for better technological solutions to keep law enforcement officers safe to help them interdict criminals traveling throughout the U.S., as well as systems such as the COPsync Network that are already in use in various states.

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Stoney Nakoda Nation and the Samson Cree Nation Sign Buffalo Treaty

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The Stoney Nakoda Nation and the Samson Cree Nation became the most recent signatories to a treaty that establishes intertribal alliances for cooperation in the restoration of American buffalo (or bison). The signing took place at a ceremony held by the two Canadian First Nations in Banff, Alberta, Canada on August 13th.

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WashU Expert: NLRB decision reflects evolving labor market

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School nutrition policy expert available on CDC report bit.ly/1Uhtym9 #healthyschools

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15 Percent of Cigarettes Sold in NYC Have Illegal Tax Stamps, Study Finds

Licensed tobacco retailers throughout New York City are selling a substantial number of cigarette packs carrying either counterfeit or out-of-state tax stamps, finds an investigation by NYU public health researchers.

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Mental Illness Is Too Simple An Explanation For Shootings Of Virginia TV Journalists, Expert Says

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Four-Day School Week Can Improve Academic Performance, Study Finds

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Shortening the school week to four days has a positive impact on elementary school students’ academic performance in mathematics, according to researchers at Georgia State University and Montana State University.

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Market Unrest Means Fewer New Jobs in China