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Friday, January 11, 2019

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U.S. travel and tourism economy takes a hard hit during the government shutdown

– Virginia Tech

Congress Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Chiropractic Access to Military Retirees, National Guard and Reserves

Congress introduced bipartisan legislation this week that would expand access to chiropractic services to military retirees as well as members of the National Guard and Reserve through the Department of Defense TRICARE health program.

– American Chiropractic Association

Fake News Shared by Very Few, But Those Over 65 More Likely to Pass on Such Stories, New Study Finds

A small percentage of Americans, less than 9 percent, shared links to so-called “fake news” sites on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election campaign, but this behavior was disproportionately common among people over the age of 65, finds a...

– New York University

Science Advances

Embargo expired on 09-Jan-2019 at 14:00 ET

Study Finds Link between Voter Preference for Trump and Bullying in Middle Schools

Bullying rates among middle school students in the spring of 2017 were 18 percent higher in localities where voters had favored Donald Trump than in those that had supported Hillary Clinton, according to a study published online today in Educational ...

– American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Embargo expired on 09-Jan-2019 at 00:00 ET

Fearful conservatives and angry liberals process political information differently

The emotional underpinnings of political ideology motivated how the electorate sought and processed information about the 2016 presidential election and the major issue of climate change. “This has important implications for how political dialogu...

– University at Buffalo

Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly,

There is no border crisis, Tulane law professor says

– Tulane University

The answer to gerrymandering? Have Democrats and Republicans play a game

A new method of drawing electoral districts that combines game theory and the word game “Ghost” could result in maps that are more demographically representative, according to two mathematicians.

– Ohio State University

Future of planet-cooling tech: Study creates roadmap for geoengineering research

A new study, “Mission-Driven Research for Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering,” published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, sets out to establish a roadmap for responsible exploration of geoengineering.

– Cornell University

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Jan. 2019

Presidential rhetoric expert available to discuss and provide immediate reaction to President Trump’s Oval Office address on border security

– Vanderbilt University

Americans Are Happier in States That Spend More on Libraries, Parks and Highways

Americans are happier in states where governments spend more on public goods, such as libraries, parks, highways, natural resources and police protection, a Baylor University study has found.

– Baylor University

Social Science Research

Rutgers Health Policy Expert Available to Discuss New Jersey Health Insurance Individual Mandate

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Creighton professor and expert on TSA available for comment on government shutdown's effects on travel screenings.

– Creighton University





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