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Simulations Show Extreme Opinions Can Lead to Polarized Groups

In this week’s Chaos, researchers use a theoretical model to examine what effect extreme views have on making the entire system more polarized. The group’s network-based model extends a popular approach for studying opinion dynamics, called the ...

– American Institute of Physics (AIP)

Chaos

Embargo expired on 07-Apr-2020 at 11:00 ET


Can the Government Stick Warning Labels on Soda Bottles?

NYU's Jennifer Pomeranz says that existing warnings on other products should offer a roadmap for labeling sugary drinks—without violating the First Amendment.

– New York University

American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Embargo expired on 06-Apr-2020 at 00:05 ET


How Soon Can the Economy Recover From the COVID-19 Recession?

There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has put the United States into a recession, says an economist who is the associate dean of the College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), so now the question on everyone’s mind is ...


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– University of Alabama Huntsville

Embargo expired on 08-Apr-2020 at 10:00 ET


Coronavirus outbreak trending topics - See the Coronavirus Channel

Research and experts on the symptoms and spread of COVID-19, impact on global trade and financial markets, public health response, search for an effective treatment, and more

– Newswise


Newswise Expert Panels on COVID-19 Pandemic: Notable excerpts, quotes and videos available

Newswise is hosting a series of Expert Panels discussion unique aspects of the COVID-19 Outbreak. This tip sheet includes some notable quotes from the panelists.

– Newswise


COVID-19 presents obstacles and opportunities for 2020 census

According to the United States Census Bureau, 41% of households had completed the 2020 census as of April 1. Amanda Scott, senior lecturer in English and assistant executive editor of Porter House Review, says this year’s census could face challeng...

– Texas State University

Matters of Form: Questions of Race, Identity, Design, and the U.S. Census


COVID-19 survey: Who is doing best at following the rules?

Young people, heavy news consumers and liberals are engaging in more recommended coronavirus (COVID-19) preventative practices than older people, the less informed and conservatives, according to a new national survey conducted by University of Delaw...

– University of Delaware


A New Model: Dynamics of Household Income and Consumption

What drives household consumption? Standard theories of consumer behavior may not fully account for a major driver of spending (or not spending). Professor Dan Murphy and colleagues have a new model to help us understand consumption choices and the b...

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– University of Virginia Darden School of Business


Incorporating Patients’ Perspectives in the Medical Device Regulatory Process

Value in Health announced today the publication of an article highlighting US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance and lessons learned regarding the use of patient preference information for FDA decision making about medical devices.

– ISPOR—The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Value in Health, Mar-2020


Alleviating Confusion around Pain Management Recommendations

New information from NCCN, ASCO, ASH, CDC, FDA, and others seeks to provide clear guidance on how to optimally manage cancer-related pain without exacerbating the ongoing opioid crisis—published jointly in the Journal of the National Comprehensive ...

– National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®)

JNCCN—Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network


Lack of PPE Poses Clear and Present Danger to Nurses and the Nation

Without immediate action, limited supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE), ventilators and other lifesaving equipment will cause greater loss of life and increase the toll from COVID-19, warns the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses...

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


Coronavirus, Tax Relief, and Recovery Rebates: What You Need to Know

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)


University of Kentucky Expert, Economist Michael Clark Weighs in on Impact of COVID-19

– University of Kentucky


Disaster, epidemic researcher on what prisons and jails should consider during the COVID-19 pandemic

– University of Washington


Out of school and out of work: coronavirus effects hurting job market entrants, elementary school students, Notre Dame expert says

– University of Notre Dame


PM Johnson’s hospitalization triggers concern of succession

– Cornell University


West Virginia’s economy is vulnerable to a heavy hit from COVID-19

– West Virginia University


International Policy


S&T Extends MITRE Corporation Operation of HSSEDI

DHS S&T renewed the sponsorship for the continued operation of HSSEDI, FFRDC with the MITRE Corporation (MITRE). MITRE has operated the HSSEDI in five-year increments since 2009.

– Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate


Italians in COVID-19 Study More Willing to Remain in Isolation When Stay-at-Home Extensions Were Shorter than Expected

When Italians self-isolating during the COVID-19 outbreak were presented with a hypothetical situation in which orders to remain at home would be for shorter periods than they had expected, they were pleasantly surprised and said they would be more w...

– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School


Bipartisan Coalition Urges U.S.-China Cooperation to Combat COVID-19

More that 90 bipartisan, high-level former government officials and experts in the U.S.-China relationship released a joint statement today urging cooperation between the United States and China in a much-needed effort to combat the COVID-19 global ...

– University of California San Diego


South Africa’s National Integrated Cyberinfrastructure System joins Los Alamos’ Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium

Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Efficient Mission Centric Computing Consortium (EMC3) recently welcomed its first international partner, the South African National Integrated Cyberinfrastructure System (NICIS).

– Los Alamos National Laboratory


DHS S&T Invites Critical Infrastructure Owners & Operators to GPS Spoofing Test Event

DHS S&T announced today an opportunity for critical infrastructure owners & operators and GPS equipment manufacturers to test their equipment against GPS spoofing. The 2020 GPS Testing for Critical Infrastructure (GET-CI) event will be held later thi...

– Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate


COVID-19 could alter agricultural trade relationships; change view of globalization and interdependency for food

– Virginia Tech


FSU expert available to comment on coronavirus impact on UK government

– Florida State University


‘Coronabonds’ and stimulus: EU ministers tackle unprecedented shock

– Cornell University


2020 U.S. Election


Poli Sci expert available, 2020 race: Bernie Sanders ends campaign

– Case Western Reserve University


With Sanders out, can Biden win the Latino vote?

– Cornell University


FSU experts available to discuss pandemic’s impact on elections

– Florida State University

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