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Released: 27-Jun-2022 1:45 PM EDT
The latest expert commentary on SCOTUS decisions, including the overturn of Roe v. Wade

The latest expert commentary and research on SCOTUS decisions, including the overturn of Roe v. Wade

Released: 20-May-2022 4:05 PM EDT
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has jeopardized food supplies, despite Russian Foreign Minister's claim

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is disrupting food supply chains and causing food shortages worldwide, particularly in the Middle East.

Released: 3-May-2022 3:00 PM EDT
The latest expert commentary on the U.S. Supreme Court

Are you looking for expert commentary on the leaked opinion draft that appears to overturn Roe v. Wade? Newswise has you covered! Below are some of the latest headlines that have been added to the U.S. Supreme Court channel on Newswise.

Released: 15-Apr-2022 11:35 AM EDT
International OK shapes public perceptions of drone warfare
Cornell University

Armed drone strikes earn more public support and legitimacy when they have international approval from organizations such as the United Nations, according to a survey conducted by a team of Cornell researchers.

Released: 15-Apr-2022 11:25 AM EDT
Alabama Gov. Ivey's 'stolen election' claim in a campaign ad is still unfounded

In a reelection campaign ad, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey, claimed without proof, that the 2020 election was stolen from Donald Trump. There is still no evidence of election fraud.

Released: 17-Mar-2022 1:50 PM EDT
Global instability and the timing of Russia’s attack on Ukraine
Washington University in St. Louis

Analyzing more than 200 years of conflicts, David Carter at Washington University in St. Louis finds revisionist states — like Russia — have made territorial claims when the great powers that dominate the international system are embroiled in crisis.

Released: 17-Mar-2022 12:05 PM EDT
Conspiracists Push Baseless Story of US-Backed Bioweapons in Ukraine

Certain media outlets and social media posts are making the claim that the United States has established several biolabs in Ukraine, inferring that they contain dangerous bioweapons. We find this claim to be false. The U.S. does not fund bioweapons research in Ukraine. It has only supported preventative public health measures to contain infectious diseases, and prevention of bioweapon proliferation.

Released: 24-Feb-2022 1:55 PM EST
Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories

Expert sources for your Ukraine-Russia conflict stories

Released: 23-Feb-2022 6:35 PM EST
The claim that 'Russia, throughout all of its history, has never attacked anyone' is false

The claim that "Russia, throughout all of its history, has never attacked anyone" is false.

Newswise: Cybersecurity Professor Analyzes Economic Cost of Critical Infrastructure Disruptions
Released: 20-Dec-2021 11:05 AM EST
Cybersecurity Professor Analyzes Economic Cost of Critical Infrastructure Disruptions
University at Albany, State University of New York

The researchers developed a new analytical model that simulates economic losses caused by disruptions of varying lengths and severity on the 10 most impacted critical infrastructure sectors.

Released: 12-Nov-2021 3:45 PM EST
Austria will impose a nationwide lockdown for people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Will it be the first country in the world to do so? Not entirely.

Austria will impose a nationwide lockdown for people who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19. Will it be the first country in the world to do so? Not entirely.

Released: 27-Oct-2021 3:00 PM EDT
The EcoHealth Alliance experiments have nothing to do with the COVID-19 pandemic

There is no evidence that Fauci knowingly gave false information when asked about the NIH funding of " gain-of-function research" when it comes to the coronavirus. In fact, the letter itself notes that the viruses used in the experiments are “decades removed from SARS-CoV-2 evolutionarily” and that they “could not have been the source of SARS-CoV-2.”

Released: 19-Oct-2021 5:05 PM EDT
The claim that supply chain problems started with the Biden presidency is off the mark
Northern Arizona University

Today's supply chain problems are the result of long-term changes to manufacturing and supply chain management and short-term issues related to COVID, the economy and governmental action.

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Released: 4-Oct-2021 3:15 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Leverage Fact Check to Promote Experts: Newswise Live Webinar on Sept. 29th

Join the Newswise editorial team to learn how our Fact Check submission option can help your experts get placements with their commentary about important topics.

Released: 27-Sep-2021 12:05 PM EDT
Anonymous “Spartacus” COVID Letter Riddled with Misinformation, Baseless Claims about Global Conspiracy

In the early hours of Monday, September 27, 2021, an anonymous letter purporting to be from a health expert began trending on social media. The so-called “Spartacus” letter, posted here among other websites of questionable credibility, contains numerous baseless claims buried within over 40 pages of analysis which appears to have been carefully crafted to mask the dubious nature of the letter’s origin and the unfounded nature of many of the author’s allegations.

Newswise: George Miller selected for John S. Foster Medal for contributions to national security
Released: 14-Sep-2021 12:55 PM EDT
George Miller selected for John S. Foster Medal for contributions to national security
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Director Emeritus George Miller has been named the 2021 recipient of the John S. Foster Medal for his contributions to U.S. national security.

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Released: 9-Sep-2021 7:30 AM EDT
Redesigning radiation monitors at U.S. ports
Sandia National Laboratories

The Department of Homeland Security turned to Sandia and Pacific Northwest national laboratories to create the blueprint for a new generation of radiation portal monitors that eventually will replace more than 1,400 monitors deployed across the United States.

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Released: 7-Sep-2021 12:15 PM EDT
Remembering 9/11: A Legacy of Homeland Security
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

PNNL commemorates 9/11 and reflects on the 20 years of science and technology produced since to protect against threats and make America safer.

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Released: 19-Aug-2021 3:00 PM EDT
VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Breakthrough Cases and COVID Boosters: Live Expert Panel for August 18, 2021

Expert Q&A: Do breakthrough cases mean we will soon need COVID boosters? The extremely contagious Delta variant continues to spread, prompting mask mandates, proof of vaccination, and other measures. Media invited to ask the experts about these and related topics.

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Released: 16-Aug-2021 11:45 AM EDT
With redesigned ‘brains,’ W88 nuclear warhead reaches milestone
Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia National Laboratories and its nuclear security enterprise partners recently completed the first production unit of a weapon assembly responsible for key operations of the W88 nuclear warhead.

Newswise: Warfare, not climate, is driving resurgent hunger in Africa, says study
Released: 12-Aug-2021 4:50 PM EDT
Warfare, not climate, is driving resurgent hunger in Africa, says study
Earth Institute at Columbia University

After years of progress on food security, some nations see sharp reversals

5-Aug-2021 11:20 AM EDT
The Burden of the COVID-19 Pandemic May Contribute to Outbreaks of Violent Protest and Antigovernment Sentiment
Association for Psychological Science

The sometimes-violent antigovernment demonstrations that erupted during 2020 and 2021 were fueled in part by the spread of extremist ideologies, conspiratorial thinking, and a criminal-justice system that disproportionately targets racial minorities. New research published in the journal Psychological Science also puts some of the blame for civil unrest and political violence on the psychological burden of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released: 28-Jun-2021 11:05 AM EDT
U.S. Presidents’ Narcissism Linked to International Conflict
Ohio State University

The most narcissistic U.S. presidents since 1897 preferred to instigate conflicts with other great power countries without seeking support from allies, a new study suggests.

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Released: 22-Jun-2021 3:55 PM EDT
Schoch Named PNNL Chief Communications Officer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Amanda Schoch, an experienced national intelligence communications strategist, tapped to lead PNNL Communications

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Released: 22-Jun-2021 2:45 PM EDT
Bahran honored with Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Service
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Rian Bahran, a Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist on assignment in Washington, D.C, has received the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service for his exemplary performance.

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Released: 21-May-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Rare earth supply disruptions have long-range impacts, computer model shows
Argonne National Laboratory

Many devices rely on rare earth elements. Disruptions to supplies have consequences. Argonne analyzed potential disruptions with a computer model called Global Critical Materials to forecast rare earth market dynamics.

Newswise: Using satellite images to protect national security
Released: 19-May-2021 12:45 PM EDT
Using satellite images to protect national security
South Dakota State University

The South Dakota State University Image Processing Laboratory is helping intelligence agencies use remote-sensing satellite images to protect national security.

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17-May-2021 9:45 AM EDT
Researchers Shed Light on the Evolution of Extremist Groups
George Washington University

Early online support for the Boogaloos, one of the groups implicated in the January 2021 attack on the United States Capitol, followed the same mathematical pattern as ISIS, despite the stark ideological, geographical and cultural differences between their forms of extremism.

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Released: 13-May-2021 3:05 PM EDT
Colonial Pipeline Hack Is Latest Example of Cybersecurity Threats to Physical Infrastructure
Arizona State University (ASU)

Ransomware and security: ASU Expert answers questions about securing the private side of the nation's infrastructure.

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