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Newswise: Texas State senior lecturer leads fight against fake news

Texas State senior lecturer leads fight against fake news

Texas State University

To address a centuries-old problem, a Texas State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication faculty member recommends two tools as a remedy: time and effort.

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10-Dec-2019 2:30 PM EST
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Society for Risk Analysis Announces Its New 2020 Council

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

During its Annual Meeting, the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) announced the addition of five new Council members and the rise of Seth Guikema, Ph.D., University of Michigan, as the new President of its 2020 Council. Guikema succeeds Katherine McComas, Ph.D., Cornell University, who has completed her term and will continue to serve on the Council as past-president.

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10-Dec-2019 2:15 PM EST
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'Ojos' study to examine eye disease in Latino communities

University of Illinois at Chicago

With $9.7 million in funding from the National Eye Institute, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago will study the impact of chronic eye disease among Latinos.

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10-Dec-2019 2:10 PM EST
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Society for Risk Analysis Announces 2019 Winners for Best Journal Papers and Best Research Posters

Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) is pleased to announce the winners for best papers in Risk Analysis: An International Journal and the best research posters for 2019. The editorial staff of Risk Analysis selected the 2019 Best Paper award winners. These papers made the most significant impacts on the theory or practice of risk analysis. Judges, as well as members of the society via popular vote, selected the poster winners during the meeting’s annual poster session the evening prior.

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10-Dec-2019 1:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Rapid DNA Identifies Conception Boat Fire Victims

Rapid DNA Identifies Conception Boat Fire Victims

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS sought a technology that can quickly analyze DNA to verify family relationships (kinship) and identify victims of mass casualty events and human trafficking.

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10-Dec-2019 1:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Training Developed by Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor to Assess Intimate-Partner Violence Risk Now Offered to All Veterans Administration Clinical Staff
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Newswise: Baylor University Researcher Develops Questionnaire to Aid Patients in Adhering to Vital Medical Treatment Plans

Baylor University Researcher Develops Questionnaire to Aid Patients in Adhering to Vital Medical Treatment Plans

Baylor University

Effectiveness in preventing or treating serious medical conditions typically requires patients to follow treatment plans such as medication, exercise or diet, but about 50 percent of patients fail to adequately use those plans. A Baylor University psychology professor has developed a questionnaire for patients aimed at promoting treatment adherence and improved health.

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10-Dec-2019 1:15 PM EST
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Could dark carbon be hiding the true scale of ocean 'dead zones'?

University of Plymouth

Dead zones within the world's oceans - where there is almost no oxygen to sustain life - could be expanding far quicker than currently thought, a new study suggests.

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10-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST
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