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


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


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


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

Mindfulness Protects Adults’ Health From the Impacts of Childhood Adversity

Adults who were abused or neglected as children are known to have poorer health, but adults who tend to focus on and accept their reactions to the present moment—or are mindful—report having better health, regardless of their childhood...
12-Sep-2014 4:30 PM EDT

Temple University Launches National Network to Evaluate Fatherhood Programs That Serve Low-Income Fathers

To evaluate fatherhood programs and learn how to best serve low-income fathers, Temple University and the Center for Policy Research has launched the Fatherhood Research and Practice Network.
10-Jun-2014 9:30 AM EDT

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


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


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


5-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

Temple University Thrill-Seeking Expert Explains "Bieber Behavior"


23-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

Government Shutdown Prompts Political Showmanship in the Media


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

Psychology of the Zimmerman Case Is Being Widely Discussed in the Media, but Rarely by Psychologists


18-Jul-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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