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What’s Preventing the Next World War? Random Luck

Ohio State University

Contrary to popular belief, war is not declining, according to a new analysis of the last 200 years of international conflict. In fact, the belief that war is disappearing has lulled us into a false sense of security,

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11-Sep-2019 7:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 718784

Shocks to Social Capital: 30 Days After Terror Attack, Institutional Trust Falls to Pre-Incident Levels, Study Finds

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

A new study from researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found that the 2015 Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack led to a significant increase in social capital immediately following the incident. However, the boost in social capital reverts to pre-attack levels within 30 days.

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10-Sep-2019 7:05 PM EDT

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Newswise: Government housing voucher program effectively reduces homeless veteran population, study shows

Article ID: 718759

Government housing voucher program effectively reduces homeless veteran population, study shows

University of Notre Dame

Research led by Notre Dame's William Evans confirms that for every HUD-VASH voucher distributed, one fewer veteran is living on the streets.

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10-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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    6-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718374

9/11 World Trade Center Exposure Linked to Heart Disease Among NYC Firefighters

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

A study of New York City firefighters finds that exposure to 9/11 World Trade Center (WTC) dust is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Health System, and the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) report in JAMA Network Open that those who arrived first at the WTC site have a 44% increased risk of CVD compared to those who arrived later.

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3-Sep-2019 3:40 PM EDT
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    3-Sep-2019 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718047

Natural ‘Breakdown’ of Chemicals May Guard Against Lung Damage in 9/11 First Responders

NYU Langone Health

The presence of chemicals made as the body breaks down fats, proteins, and carbohydrates can predict whether Sept. 11, 2001 first responders exposed to toxic dust at the World Trade Center site subsequently develop lung disease, a new study finds.

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27-Aug-2019 9:50 AM EDT
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Article ID: 717081

New test to snare those lying about a person's identity

University of Stirling

A new test developed by the University of Stirling could help police to determine when criminals or witnesses are lying about their knowledge of a person's identity.

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7-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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