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Article ID: 714911

Babies can learn link between language and ethnicity, study suggests

University of British Columbia

Eleven-month-old infants can learn to associate the language they hear with ethnicity, recent research from the University of British Columbia suggests.

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Article ID: 714912

Study finds link between hypertension and air pollution

Oxford University Press

A new study soon to appear in the Journal of Public Health suggests that air pollution and living in apartment buildings may be associated with an increased risk for dangerous conditions like heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes.

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Article ID: 714910

Viewing pornography increases unethical behavior at work

Brigham Young University

New research discovers employees who view pornography aren't just costing companies millions of dollars in wasted time, they're causing harm to the company.

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Newswise: Keeping Earth safe from impact: Astronomer worked with international team to conduct global planetary defense exercise

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Keeping Earth safe from impact: Astronomer worked with international team to conduct global planetary defense exercise

Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona Univeristy assistant professor Cristina Thomas contributed to an observational campaign using a real asteroid to test global response capabilities and co-authored a paper outlining the exercise and its scientific results.

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Article ID: 714901

Better training improves physics education

Ohio State University

A shortage of high school physics teachers has led to teachers with little-to-no training taking over physics classrooms, reports show. This has led to additional stress and job dissatisfaction for those teachers—and a difficult learning experience for their students. But new research indicates that focused physics professional development for teachers—even those who have no prior physics training—can lead to better experiences for both students and teachers, and can improve students’ understanding of physics concepts.

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Article ID: 714905

Using 3D-Printing to Stop Hair Loss

Columbia University Irving Medical Center

In a new study, aimed at using stem cells for hair growth, Columbia researchers have created a way to grow human hair in a dish, which could open up hair restoration surgery to more people, including women, and improve the way pharmaceutical companies search for new hair growth drugs.

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3D printed technology streamlines common medical test

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Scientists have taken a common, yet laborious lab test and redesigned it to be performed in small 3D printed pipette tips used to measure and transfer fluids in the laboratory.

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