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Monday, April 10, 2017

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Arts and Humanities


100 Years Later Duchamp’s ‘Fountain’ Still Influential

This month marks the 100th anniversary of Marcel Duchamp’s "Fountain." The controversial work of art, which was nothing more than a urinal turned upside down, is still an influential piece a century later.

– Iowa State University

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Children Notice What Adults Miss, Study Finds

Although adults can beat children at most cognitive tasks, new research shows that children’s limitations can sometimes be their strength. In two studies, researchers found that adults were very good at remembering information they were told to fo...

– Ohio State University

Psychological Science


Queen’s and AWARE Collaborate on a New Online Support Service for Adults with Depression in Northern Ireland

Queen’s University Belfast and AWARE, the national depression charity for Northern Ireland, announce a new online support service for adults with depression to mark World Health Day (Friday 7 April).

– Queen's University Belfast


Researcher Finds Ways to Reduce Stress in Shelter Dogs

Researcher explores behavior in dogs involved in shelter sleepover program to determine suitability for pet owners.

– Arizona State University (ASU)

Attitudes Vary Across Groups Regarding Meal Choice in Restaurants

Differences in opinions between parents and children and executives of restaurant chains represent a challenge in terms of promoting healthy eating habits. In order to better understand those opinions, researchers surveyed parents and children dining...

– Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior

Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior



Queen's Partners with CMI to Develop Future-Ready Postgraduates

The Graduate School at Queen’s University has recently gained accreditation as a skills development provider for the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

– Queen's University Belfast


Under Challenge: Girls' Confidence Level, Not Math Ability Hinders Path to Science Degree

When it comes to mathematics, girls rate their abilities markedly lower than boys, even when there is no observable difference between the two, according to Florida State University researchers.

– Florida State University

Champions in Science: Profile of Jonathan Kirzner

This is the second in series of four planned profiles on past National Science Bowl competitors.Jonathan Kirzner was a member of the Van Nuys High School team from Van Nuys, Calif. who won the national championship in 1995.

– Department of Energy, Office of Science

U Initiative Supports African-American Doctoral Students

The University of Utah is launching a first-of-its-kind program designed to address the low enrollment of African-American doctoral students. The African-American Doctoral Scholars Initiative, which begins fall 2017, provides eligible students with a...

– University of Utah

Finding Library Services in Non-Traditional Spaces

Celebrating all types of libraries during National Library Week (April 9 - 16), Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey is recognizing its own patient resources at its specialized library.

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– Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey


Research Shows Strong Early Education Equals Better Long-Term Relationships with Parents

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists say children who are given high-quality education at an early age – starting at six weeks – are more likely to be employed full-time and have better relationships with their parents as adults ...

– Virginia Tech

Society for Research in Child Development biennial meeting, April 2017

Embargo expired on 06-Apr-2017 at 09:30 ET

Donation to BGSU University Libraries Creates Research Destination for Great Lakes History

The University Libraries at Bowling Green State University has greatly expanded its collection of Great Lakes research materials thanks to a significant donation from the National Museum of the Great Lakes, which is owned and operated by the Great La...

– Bowling Green State University

Law and Public Policy


Black-Footed Ferrets, Courtship of Jumping Spiders, Decline in Hemlock Forests, and More in the Wildlife News Source

The latest research and features on ecology and wildlife.

– Newswise

LifeWire Announcements

National Communication Association to Participate in March for Science

The National Communication Association (NCA) will be partnering with the March for Science, an international, nonpartisan movement organized to promote and support scientific research and its applications to society.

– National Communication Association

Professor’s Career in Research and Outreach Earns $500,000 Grant

In awarding her the grant, the National Science Foundation noted that Ashley Carter's work was notable both for its investigation of DNA folding and for her efforts to recruit women into STEM fields.

– Amherst College

MSU Adds Master’s Program in Cyber Security and Operations

Building on its robust cyber security research and education programs, Mississippi State University is launching a master’s program in cyber security and operations.

– Mississippi State University





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