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Imaging Technique Unlocks the Secrets of 17th Century Artists

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The secrets of 17th century artists can now be revealed, thanks to 21st century signal processing. Using modern high-speed scanners and the advanced signal processing techniques, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are peering through layers of pigment to see how painters prepared their canvasses, applied undercoats, and built up layer upon layer of paint to produce their masterpieces.

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Study: Non-Fearful Social Withdrawal Linked Positively to Creativity

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Everyone needs an occasional break, though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy and there is growing evidence that the psychosocial effects of too much solitude can last a lifetime. But newly published research by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that not all forms of social withdrawal are detrimental. In fact, the research findings published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences suggest that one form of social withdrawal, referred to as unsociability, is not only unrelated to negative outcomes, but linked positively to creativity.

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Thanksgiving Pet Safety

Although you may consider your pet a part of the family, there are many reasons why it should not join you at the dinner table during Thanksgiving.

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Navigating the Holidays Can Be Difficult for Those with Dementia and Their Families

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Urges Caution in Choosing Age-appropriate Holiday Toys for Young Children

With the holiday shopping season upon us, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt offers critical safety tips to those buying gifts for children.

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UIC Filmmakers Honored with Awards to Fund New Films

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Awards will fund two films by UIC professors, one by Jennifer Reeder and the other by Deborah Stratman.

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ASU Prof Discusses Craniofacial Conditions Ahead of 'Wonder' Release

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Leave Family Feuds Off Your Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving is one of the most popular times of the year for family reunions, but the stress of travel, preparations and today’s polarized political climate can turn up the heat on family arguments, leaving a bad taste long after the pleasant aroma of roasted turkey and pumpkin pie has drifted away.

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Conversations at the Holiday Table About What Is Harassment Could Blow Families Apart, Says UAB Psychologist.

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Contribution Statements and Author Order on Research Studies Still Leave Readers Guessing

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Although many scientific journals try to provide more details about author contributions by requiring explicit statements, such contribution statements get much less attention than authorship order, according to new findings from a Georgia Tech-University of Passau team.







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