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Some Viruses Could Survive on Children’s Toys for Hours and Cause Infection, Study Finds

Certain viruses, such as influenza, could survive on children’s toys long enough to result in exposures, placing children at risk for getting infectious diseases, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
23-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Treatment of Humans and Pigs May Reduce Endemic Tapeworm Infection

The transmission of Taenia solium, a pork tapeworm species that infects humans and causes late-onset seizures and epilepsy, can be stopped on a population-wide level with mass treatments of both pigs and humans, researchers have shown.
22-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low-Income Single Moms Show Greater Earnings Mobility Than Men, People with Disabilities, Others


Single mothers in Georgia who participate in the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) experience greater income mobility than males, whites and people with disabilities according to a study by Georgia State...
7-Jun-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Class of Protein Could Treat Cancer and Other Diseases, Study Finds


A protein designed by researchers at Georgia State University can effectively target a cell surface receptor linked to a number of diseases, showing potential as a therapeutic treatment for an array of illnesses, including cancer, according to the...
31-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Intellectual Property Law Certificate Program Announced by Georgia State College of Law

Georgia State University College of Law is adding a certificate in intellectual property (IP) to its specialty academic programs.
26-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Difficult Decisions Involving Perception Increase Activity in Brain’s Insular Cortex, Study Finds


As the difficulty of making a decision based on sensory evidence increases, activity in the brain’s insular cortex also increases, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
26-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Momentum Moving in Wrong Direction for June Rate Hike

Despite last week’s media reports hinting at a June rate hike after the Federal Reserve’s May meeting, expect Janet Yellen and company to wait until March 2017 for an interest rate increase, according to Rajeev Dhawan of the Economic Forecasting...
26-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

African-American Girls in Low-Income, High-Crime Neighborhoods Experience Threats and Objectification, Georgia State Study Finds


African-American girls in high-risk neighborhoods report encounters with aggression and sexual objectification, according to Georgia State University researchers.
23-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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