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Article ID: 703865

“Anti-Semitism and Hate in America”—A Teach-In with NYU Faculty, Nov. 14

New York University

New York University will host “Anti-Semitism and Hate in America: A Teach-In with NYU Faculty,” on Wed., Nov. 14.

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13-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 703536

Why belief in ‘Limbo’ has disappeared in recent decades – Queen’s University Belfast research

Queen's University Belfast

A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that the belief in Limbo – a place for unbaptised babies - has declined throughout the decades in Ireland due to the changing beliefs and values of the nation.

Released:
7-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 703679

Anglo-Bulgarian expedition finds evidence of the world’s ‘Oldest Intact Shipwreck’

University of Southampton

Following three years of highly-advanced technological mapping of the Black Sea floor, an international team scientists led by experts from the University of Southampton have confirmed that a shipwreck lying intact has been officially radiocarbon dates back to 400BC.

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8-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST
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    8-Nov-2018 2:00 PM EST

Article ID: 703488

Replaying the Tape of Life: Is It Possible?

Washington University in St. Louis

A review published in the Nov. 9 issue of Science explores the complexity of evolution’s predictability in extraordinary detail. In it, researchers at Kenyon College, Michigan State University and Washington University in St. Louis closely examine evidence from a number of empirical studies of evolutionary repeatability and contingency in an effort to fully interrogate ideas about contingency’s role in evolution.

Released:
6-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 703540

UIC scholar honored for work serving the 'public good'

University of Illinois at Chicago

Barbara Ransby, a University of Illinois at Chicago historian, writer and activist, is the recipient of the American Studies Association's 2018 Angela Y. Davis Prize for Public Scholarship, which recognizes scholars who have applied or used their scholarship for the betterment of society.

Released:
7-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 703526

Researchers to Digitally Map Lived Religion in St. Louis Region

Saint Louis University

With a $400,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, researchers at Saint Louis University will create a digital portrait of religious life in the St. Louis area.

Released:
7-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 703479

Updated book compiles 45 years of changes in Pacific Northwest flora

University of Washington

Botanists at the University of Washington’s Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture have created a much-needed second edition of the “Flora of the Pacific Northwest.”

Released:
6-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703379

17th Century Authorship Mystery Tackled by New Psychological Profiling Technique

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Using a new mental-profiling technique, psychology researchers at The University of Texas at Austin shed light on five questioned plays of 17th century playwright Aphra Behn, determining that only two were actually written by the prolific English dramatist. The method, they say, could be applied broadly, from forensic work to identifying critical mental health events on social media.

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5-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 703340

See for Yourself: Tupac Shakur Material at Temple’s Blockson Collection

Temple University

The memorabilia includes a dozen handwritten documents and bullet-dented medallion.

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2-Nov-2018 4:55 PM EDT

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