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Are Science and Religion at Odds? WVU Sociologist Says the Answer Is Not So Simple

Society has long assumed that science and religion are at odds. But research by West Virginia University sociologist Christopher Scheitle demonstrates that the assumption is not so simple—or accurate. Scheitle recently collaborated with colleagues to explore some of the dynamics between religion and science when it comes to issues like parents’ influence on children’s career choices and lawmakers’ motivations for supporting anti-evolution legislation.

– West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Journal of Career Development


Adaptation to Climate Risks: Political Affiliation Matters

A new study reveals that those who affiliate with the Democratic Party have different views than those who vote Republican on the following issues: the likelihood of floods occurring, adopting protection measures, and expectations of disaster relief from the government. The study was jointly conducted by VU University in Amsterdam, Utrecht University School of Economics in The Netherlands, and the Center for Risk Management and Decision Processes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, USA.

– Springer

Climatic Change


Partisan Media Can Influence Viewers to Reject Facts

A new nationwide study suggests why heavy users of partisan media outlets are more likely than others to hold political misperceptions.

– Ohio State University

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication


Clinton Gains 5 Points to Tie Trump in Post-DNC Daybreak Poll

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican candidate Donald Trump are nearly tied the week after the Democratic National Convention and after a series of controversies for the Trump camp, according to the USC Dornsife/LA Times Presidential Election Daybreak Poll.

– University of Southern California (USC)


Experts Available to Comment on Current Political News

– Stony Brook University


Media Advisory: Tulane Experts Available for Comment on 2016 Election

– Tulane University


U.S. Presidential Election, Candidates/Political Experts Available

– Western Illinois University

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