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Article ID: 20083

Back to School...and by the Way, Back Off, Bullies!

American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA)

Anxiety often arises with the return to school -- about school violence, bullies who harass other students, and other assaults. A noted psychoanalyst has developed several pragmatic tools to counter school violence that parents, students, and teachers will find most helpful.

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Education

Article ID: 20082

Meteors and a Full-halo Coronal Mass Ejection

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory recorded a full-halo coronal mass ejection Aug. 9 from sunspot group 9114. Material from the eruption could trigger geomagnetic activity when it arrives in the vicinity of Earth.

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Article ID: 20081

Perseid Meteor Shower Dawn

NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

The Perseid meteor shower peaks on Aug. 12. The bright, nearly-full Moon will outshine the Perseids most of the night, but for an hour between moonset and sunrise on Sat. morning, star gazers could witness a brief but beautiful meteor shower.

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Article ID: 20080

First Direct 3-D Image of a Volcanic System

University of California San Diego

A direct three-dimensional image of a volcanic system based on sound waves reflected from a subterranean magma chamber has been developed by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Nature, 8-10).

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Article ID: 20077

Racial Profiling Shows Unequal Justice for Blacks

Ohio State University

Racial profiling by police officers would make more sense if whites were targeted instead of African Americans, according to the author of the new book "Race and Justice."

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 20075

Giant Jellyfish Invade Northern Gulf of Mexico

National Sea Grant College Program

Giant "jellies" have taken up residence in the northern Gulf of Mexico, causing swimmers and fishermen to do a double take when they first spy them. While these creatures don't threaten swimmers, their threat to the area's ecosystems is yet to be determined.

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FDIC Reform Will Boost Consumer Confidence

University of Wyoming

Raising the FDIC's coverage limit to $200,000 should create more consumer confidence in the system, according to a University of Wyoming professor who is cited in an option paper released Wed. (Aug. 9) during a Washington, D.C., news conference.

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Article ID: 20073

ScienceWise.com Launches Offices in Europe

ScienceWise

ScienceWise.com will launch ScienceWise Europe in Belgium on Sept. 1, 2000. The company has also increased its management team with the appointment of three new corporate officers.

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Article ID: 20072

Professor to Prepare Teachers for Classroom Technology

Washington State University

Abbie Brown, assistant professor of educational technology at Washington State University, has received a $1.4 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to prepare teachers to use technology more effectively in the classroom.

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Article ID: 20070

Antibiotic Treatment of Children with Acute Otitis Media

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Almost two-thirds of children with acute otitis media recover from pain and fever within 24 hours of diagnosis without treatment with antibiotics, and over 80 percent recover within 1-7 days shows a new report.

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