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High School Football Participation Has ‘Peaked’, Further Declines Likely, Says CU Boulder Professor

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After a steady climb, boys participation in U.S. high school football peaked in 2009 and began a slow decline, a new analysis shows, The author says concerns about concussions are driving it, but swirling political controversies could make it worse.

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A Record Number of Americans Viewed the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eighty-eight percent of American adults viewed the August total solar eclipse directly or electronically. This audience of 215 million adults is nearly twice the size of the viewership of recent Super Bowl football games.

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With Mock Space Capsule, Kansas State University Researchers Partner with NASA to Study Astronaut Fitness

A Kansas State University kinesiology research team has built a lifesize Orion spacecraft model to study astronaut fitness in spaceflight and during landing.

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Voice Forensics Can Help the Coast Guard Catch Hoax Callers

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In 2014, when an anonymous caller cost the U.S. Coast Guard roughly $500,000 by sending first responders on unnecessary rescue missions 28 times, the agency asked the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) for help.

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NSF Grant Supports Biochemistry Research and Mentoring Outreach

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The National Science Foundation recently awarded a $680,000 grant to Wake Forest University Associate Professor of Chemistry Patricia Dos Santos. In addition to funding research that helps scientists better understand life on earth, the grant also enables her to mentor students from other Triad-area colleges.

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Mission sample scientist for OSIRIS-REx can address mission to asteroid

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More Than 100 Schools Sign on to Teach Health Risks of Climate Change

The Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education (GCCHE) today announced that, since its launch earlier this year, 125 health professions schools and programs around the world have joined and committed to ensure future health professionals are educated on the health impacts of climate change. These impacts include more deadly heat waves, flooding, and wildfires; greater spread of disease vectors like ticks and mosquitos; and growing food and drinking water insecurity.

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Expert Available to Testify on North Korea and U.S. Policy in East Asia

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Countess Alexandra named IU Kelley School's Poling Chair of Business and Government

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Alexandra Christina, the Countess of Frederiksborg in Denmark and a member of European philanthropic and corporate boards, has been named a leader-in-residence at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business as its Poling Chair of Business and Government for the upcoming academic year.

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Teachers Report Weaker Relationships with Students of Color, Children of Immigrants

The relationship between teachers and students is a critical factor for academic success. However, a new study by NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development finds that teachers report weaker relationships with children of immigrants and adolescents of color.







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