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Released: 6-Apr-2020 4:00 PM EDT
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.

Released: 6-Apr-2020 12:05 PM EDT
Older Entrepreneurs as Successful as Their Younger Counterparts, Study Reveals
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

From Steve Jobs to Mark Zuckerberg, the stories of prosperous, young innovators drive the American economic narrative. However, the truth is that older business entrepreneurs may be just as well suited to success. And older women are far more successful at launching a business than their younger counterparts.

Newswise: Sulfur ‘Spices’ Alien Atmospheres
Released: 6-Apr-2020 11:05 AM EDT
Sulfur ‘Spices’ Alien Atmospheres
Johns Hopkins University

They say variety is the spice of life, and now new discoveries from Johns Hopkins researchers suggest that a certain elemental ‘variety’—sulfur—is indeed a ‘spice’ that can perhaps point to signs of life.

Released: 3-Apr-2020 11:45 AM EDT
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

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31-Mar-2020 9:45 AM EDT
COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research
Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

A potential COVID-19 vaccine, delivered by microscopic needles, produces antibodies specific to the virus when tested in mice. This is the first peer-reviewed paper describing a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The next step is a human clinical trial.

31-Mar-2020 3:05 PM EDT
Researchers Find Apelike Brain in Human Ancestor
Florida State University

New research from a team of anthropologists has found that a species widely accepted to be an ancestor to humans had a brain with characteristics of apes.

Released: 1-Apr-2020 12:00 PM EDT
Republican Governors Delayed Key COVID-19 Social Distancing Measures
University of Washington

New research by the University of Washington examines factors that contributed to decision-making by governors in all 50 states to combat the novel coronavirus.

Released: 1-Apr-2020 12:00 PM EDT
FSU study finds no media bias when it comes to story selection
Florida State University

By: Mark Blackwell Thomas | Published: April 1, 2020 | 11:22 am | SHARE: For as long as there have been news media, there have been allegations that journalists are biased and slant stories to fit their views. While many studies have explored this issue, there has been little research into how political ideology influences which stories get covered.

Newswise: Teen marijuana use boosts risk of adult insomnia
Released: 31-Mar-2020 5:40 PM EDT
Teen marijuana use boosts risk of adult insomnia
University of Colorado Boulder

A new study of more than 1,800 adult twins found that individuals who started using cannabis regularly before age 18 were far more likely to suffer insomnia and sleep fewer than six hours per night as adults.

Newswise: Hubble Finds Best Evidence for Elusive Mid-Sized Black Hole
Released: 31-Mar-2020 1:00 PM EDT
Hubble Finds Best Evidence for Elusive Mid-Sized Black Hole
Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

A team of astronomers have found the best evidence yet that the culprit in a stellar homicide is a mid-sized black hole, the long-sought "missing link" in the black hole family. Multiple lines of evidence pointed to the elusive type of black hole, including investigations using Hubble and Chandra.

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