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Higher Income Level Linked to Police Use of Force Against Black Women

Black women with higher incomes are more likely to experience a forceful police interaction during a traffic stop, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.“We found that the likelihood of exposure to each type...
16-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


U.S. Government Failure to Prevent Gun-Related Violence May Violate International Human Rights

Washington University in St. Louis School of Law students will conduct in-depth research examining U.S. government responses to gun violence and whether they violate America’s obligations under international human rights law.The research project...
15-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Twin Peeks

A new Olin Business School study suggests maybe there is no one best negotiator; maybe the person you should send into a negotiation depends on whom you’re up against.
15-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Study of Smoking and Genetics Illuminates Complexities of Blood Pressure

Analyzing the genetics and smoking habits of more than half a million people has shed new light on the complexities of controlling blood pressure, according to a study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
13-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Cutting Off Cervical Cancer’s Fuel Supply Stymies Tumors

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that cervical tumors that don’t respond to radiation may be vulnerable to therapies that also attack the cancer’s fuel supply.
14-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Race, Insurance Status Linked to Job Loss After Breast Cancer

Job loss following early-stage breast cancer diagnosis is associated with race and insurance status, but not with any clinical or treatment-related factors, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.Not only were...
14-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Every Rose Has Its Thorn — and Its Tick

When it comes to avoiding Lyme disease, know your forest. That's the cautionary tale from a new study which found that ticks in urban parks in Delaware dominated by an invasive rose bush were nearly twice as likely to be infected with Borrelia...
13-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Despite Odds, Fish Species That Bypasses Sexual Reproduction Is Thriving

An international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of the Amazon molly, a fish that reproduces asexually. The researchers expected that the asexual organism would be at a genetic disadvantage, but the Amazon molly is thriving.
9-Feb-2018 5:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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