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Bad News Becomes Hysteria in Crowds, New Research Shows

News stories about terrorism, disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and other potential threats become increasingly negative, inaccurate and hysterical when passed from person to person, according to new research by the University of Warwick.

– University of Warwick

Risk Analysis

When Local Newspapers Close, Government Runs Unchecked, Costs Increase

New research from the University of Notre Dame shows the loss of city newspapers affects more than those nostalgic for print — it also leads to poorly run government and higher costs.

– University of Notre Dame

Will Europe’s Efforts to Protect Consumers’ Privacy in the Social Media Age Work?

– American University

American University Experts Share Insights on Trump - Kim Summit

– American University

New Pork Tariffs Could Produce Losses Down the Line, According to Virginia Tech Expert

– Virginia Tech

Surprising Recovery of Red Spruce Shows Value of Clean Air Act

Surprising new research shows that red spruce are making a comeback—and that a combination of reduced pollution mandated by the 1990 Amendments to the Clean Air Act and changing climate are behind the resurgence.

– University of Vermont

Science of the Total Environment

Mandatory Bundled-Payment Medicare Programs Should Stay, Penn Study Suggests

Hospitals that receive bundled payments for joint replacements either voluntarily or through Medicare’s mandatory programs, vary by size and volume, but not in spending or quality, signaling a need for both programs, according to a new study from r...

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Health Affairs

'North Korea Has Come Out of Its Shell': Creighton Professor Optimistic on Diplomatic Possibilities

– Creighton University

WashU Expert: More at stake than cake in SCOTUS decision

– Washington University in St. Louis

APA Disappointed and Concerned About Supreme Court Cakeshop Ruling

WASHINGTON – Following is a statement from APA President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, on the Supreme Court ruling on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case:

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Law Expert Can Offer Perspective on SCOTUS Same-Sex Wedding Cake Decision

– Case Western Reserve University

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission amici curiae authors available for media interviews

– University of Colorado Boulder

Law professors available on Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling

– Northwestern University

Robust decision rules in favor of baker’s right not to bake cake

– University of Georgia

In need of a source on the #SCOTUS decision in the same sex #masterpiececake case? Prof. Clifford Rosky (@cliffordrosky) is available to speak on the legal issues

– University of Utah

Legal expert available to discuss SCOTUS decision in wedding cake case.

– University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

SU Expert Available to Discuss Celebrities and Social Media in the Current Political Climate

– Salisbury University

Former Federal Prosecutor Available on Presidential Pardons

– Northwestern University


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