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Article ID: 702356

FSU Researcher Finds Latino Men in the U.S. More Susceptible to Obesity

Florida State University

Moving to the United States could be taking a toll on the health of Latino men. A new study from Florida State University researcher Amy Ai found Latino men who are born or live in the United States for more than five years are more susceptible to obesity.

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Article ID: 702350

New Book by University of Washington Historian Jordanna Bailkin Remembers Britain's 'Forgotten' 20th-Century Refugee Camps

University of Washington

In her book "Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain," Bailkin offers warnings from a liberal democracy's recent past: The refugee camps were a prelude to today's detention centers. "The future of refuge in Britain is not in a camp," she writes, "but in a cell."

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How to Teach Student Entrepreneurs to Start a Business

University of Georgia

For 26 students at the University of Georgia, entrepreneurship is a way of life—it’s their friends, their home and their classwork. Part of the Launchpad, a new living, learning community, the students live together and take a seminar where they learn all about being an entrepreneur.

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Case Western Reserve Researchers Cure Drug-Resistant Infections without Antibiotics

Case Western Reserve University

Biochemists, microbiologists, drug discovery experts and infectious disease doctors have teamed up in a new study that shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis in mice. Instead of killing causative bacteria with antibiotics, researchers treated infected mice with molecules that block toxin formation in bacteria. Every treated mouse survived. The breakthrough study, published in Scientific Reports, suggests infections in humans might be cured the same way.

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St. Jude Researcher Receives Share of $86 Million in NIH Funding

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Shengdar Tsai, Ph.D., an assistant member of the Department of Hematology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, has received a five-year $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Common Fund for his work on genome editing safety.

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Article ID: 702346

Want a Happy Life? Live in a State with High Employment

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

In the study, the researchers measured unhappiness by the conditional probability of committing suicide within groups that are facing a higher unemployment rate and those that are not. Using individual-level US data from 1989 to 2004, their findings indicate that individuals have lower rates of suicide or are ‘happy’ when they live in a state that has lower unemployment rate.

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Myanmar Establishes New Protected Area For Critically Endangered Irrawaddy Dolphin

Wildlife Conservation Society

Working in collaboration with Myanmar’s Department of Fisheries (DoF), WCS has announced the creation of a new protected area for a population of critically endangered Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) living in the Ayeyawady River of central Myanmar.

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