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New Class of Swelling Magnets Have the Potential to Energize the World

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A new class of magnets that expand their volume when placed in a magnetic field and generate negligible amounts of wasteful heat during energy harvesting, has been discovered.
19-May-2015 3:10 PM EDT

Dispersant Used to Clean Deepwater Horizon Spill More Toxic to Corals Than the Oil

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The dispersant used to remediate the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is more toxic to cold-water corals at lower concentrations than the spilled oil, according to a new study that comes on the eve of the spill’s fifth...
9-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Over 28,000 Endangered Lemurs Illegally Kept as Pets in Madagascar May Threaten Conservation and Survival of Species

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An estimated 28,000 lemurs, the world’s most endangered primates, have been illegally kept as pets in urban areas of Madagascar over the past three years, possibly threatening conservation efforts and hastening the extinction of some of lemur...
5-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

Fatherhood Research and Practice Network Awards $350,000 to Four Projects to Evaluate Fatherhood Programs

The Fatherhood Research and Practice Network, a collaboration between Temple University and Denver’s Center for Policy Research, has awarded $350,000 to four projects that will evaluate fatherhood programs in order to determine how to best serve...
15-Dec-2014 9:05 AM EST

Brain Receptor Cell Could Be New Target for Alzheimer’s

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Blocking a key receptor in brain cells that is used by oxygen free radicals could play a major role in neutralizing the biological consequences of Alzheimer’s disease, according to researchers at Temple University.
18-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

Researchers Target Diet to Reduce Chronic Disease in Asian Americans

Asian Americans are at a high risk for diabetes, hypertension, heart attack and stroke because are under a misconception that their diet is healthy and not a risk factor for these chronic diseases.
8-Oct-2014 11:35 AM EDT

Researchers to Examine Using Autonomous Vehicles to Improve Traffic Flow

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With autonomous vehicles entering our roadways as soon as with the next decade, researchers are developing strategies for the future use of autonomous vehicles in improving traffic flow.
8-Oct-2014 10:50 AM EDT

States Need to Assume Greater Role in Regulating Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss and Muscle Building

Because of lax federal oversight of dietary supplements, which are marketed to adults and adolescents for weight loss and muscle building, but usually do not deliver promised results and can actually cause severe health issues, state governments...
24-Sep-2014 8:00 AM EDT

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Temple University Psychologist Examines Why BASE Jumpers Jump

19-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

These Holiday Ho, Ho, Hos Are Really No, No, Nos; Temple Psychologist Dispels Popular Holiday Myths

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Just like holly wreaths, twinkling lights, Santa Claus, flying red-nosed reindeer and decorated evergreen trees, myths and superstitions have become part of our holiday lore. A Temple University psychologist offers the truth behind some of these...
19-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

Temple Univ. "Thrill-Seeking" Expert Can Discuss Robin Williams Suicide

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12-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Temple U. Expert: Ukraine Facing "A Prolonged and Potentially Even More Volatile Situation.”

10-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Temple PhD Student Analyzes the Branding of the Olympics

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5-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

Temple University Thrill-Seeking Expert Explains "Bieber Behavior"

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23-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

Government Shutdown Prompts Political Showmanship in the Media

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3-Oct-2013 12:45 PM EDT

Bankruptcy Expert Jonathan Lipson on Detroit: Kicking the Federalism Question Down the Rhodes

26-Jul-2013 3:00 PM EDT

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