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Article ID: 693361

Blood Cancer Precursor Found in 9/11 Firefighters

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

A study in today’s issue of JAMA Oncology reports that New York City firefighters exposed to the 9/11 World Trade Center disaster site face an increased risk for developing myeloma precursor disease (MGUS), which can lead to the blood cancer multiple myeloma. The study was conducted by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Health System, the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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24-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693565

The Aftermath of Conflict: Sociology Professor Studies Post-Conflict Iraq Reconstruction

West Virginia University

Jesse Wozniak, assistant professor of sociology in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at West Virginia University, is exploring whether a post-conflict Iraq, specifically the police force, can transition to a democracy.

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26-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 693541

The Aftermath of Conflict

West Virginia University - Eberly College of Arts and Sciences

Jesse Wozniak, assistant professor of sociology at West Virginia University, traveled to Iraq last summer to explore the results of post-conflict in the country and if its government, specifically the police force, can transition to a democracy.

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26-Apr-2018 8:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 693169

Research Team Tests Technology That Could Alert Federal Agents to Potential Terrorist Threats

Virginia Tech

Experts at the Next Century Corporation will lead a joint research effort between the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech, the Hume Center for National Security and Technology, and Draper Labs to create a system that can flag potential terrorist activities as quickly as a credit card company alerting consumers to suspicious spending behavior on their accounts.

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19-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 693024

Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

University of California San Diego

UC San Diego Alumni awards rising stars across science, technology, medicine, arts, education and social justice who are disrupting the status quo to help build a better world

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17-Apr-2018 9:05 PM EDT

Education

Article ID: 692790

Expert Sees Threats of Increased Military Conflict in Syria

West Virginia University

Once a point of potential cooperation in the early days of the Trump administration, Syria is now an area of possible increased military conflict as the interests of the U.S. and Russia diverge in the Middle East, a West Virginia University expert says.

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13-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Article ID: 692742

Evaluating Equipment Designed to Prevent Radiological and Nuclear Incidents for Use in Early Post-Incident Emergency Response

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Brookhaven Lab health physicist Stephen Musolino describes the multi-lab project to demonstrate how equipment designed to interdict radiological and nuclear material could be repurposed to protect first responders and the public in the early aftermath of an incident that released such material.

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12-Apr-2018 3:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 692713

Magination Press Moves Up Publication Date of Book to Help Children Understand Police Shootings

American Psychological Association (APA)

Magination Press, the children’s book imprint of the American Psychological Association, has moved the publication date of “Something Happened in Our Town,” a book to help children understand and deal with police shootings of civilians, to May 1 in response to recent events.

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12-Apr-2018 1:10 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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