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Newswise: Out-of-This-World Research: Moon Investigator Sets His Sights on Mercury

Article ID: 715973

Out-of-This-World Research: Moon Investigator Sets His Sights on Mercury

Baylor University

Fifty years ago, America loved its astronauts to the Moon and back. This week, as the country marks the historic liftoff and landing, a Baylor University planetary geophysicist is researching a new space frontier. Peter James, Ph.D., founder of Baylor University’s Planetary Research Group, is collaborating with NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center to study the planet Mercury’s crust.

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17-Jul-2019 3:50 PM EDT
Newswise: Study Led by Baylor University Biochemist Provides Better Understanding of How Sunlight-induced DNA Damage Is Initially Recognized for Repair in Cells

Article ID: 715574

Study Led by Baylor University Biochemist Provides Better Understanding of How Sunlight-induced DNA Damage Is Initially Recognized for Repair in Cells

Baylor University

A team led by a Baylor University researcher has published a breakthrough article that provides a better understanding of the dynamic process by which sunlight-induced DNA damage is recognized by the molecular repair machinery in cells as needing repair.

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11-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Employees Who Also Serve as Unpaid Caregivers of Elderly Relatives Struggle with Unmet Workplace Needs and Job Interference

Article ID: 714853

Employees Who Also Serve as Unpaid Caregivers of Elderly Relatives Struggle with Unmet Workplace Needs and Job Interference

Baylor University

People who care for their parents outside of their full-time jobs — and are unpaid for their help — experience considerable disruption of their workplace routines. Many are not getting employer support because it is not offered or because they do not feel able to use it, even if it is available, according to a Baylor University researcher.

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25-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT
Newswise: Mass Anomaly Detected Under the Moon’s Largest Crater

Article ID: 714166

Mass Anomaly Detected Under the Moon’s Largest Crater

Baylor University

A mysterious large mass of material has been discovered beneath the largest crater in our solar system — the Moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin — and may contain metal from an asteroid that crashed into the Moon and formed the crater, according to a Baylor University study.

Released:
10-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
Newswise: Pleasant Family Leisure at Home May Satisfy Families More than Fun Together Elsewhere, Baylor Expert Says

Article ID: 713787

Pleasant Family Leisure at Home May Satisfy Families More than Fun Together Elsewhere, Baylor Expert Says

Baylor University

While family fun often is associated with new and exciting activities, family leisure spent at home in familiar pastimes may be a more effective route to happiness, according to a Baylor expert in family studies.

Released:
31-May-2019 4:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: The Storm After the Storm: Scam Contractors Who Prey on Those Suffering After a Natural Disaster

Article ID: 713785

The Storm After the Storm: Scam Contractors Who Prey on Those Suffering After a Natural Disaster

Baylor University

Following a natural disaster or strong storm, there is usually a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets.

Released:
31-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: The ‘Heaven 11’: Baylor Gospel Music Expert Lists 11 Most Influential Black Gospel Songs

Article ID: 713768

The ‘Heaven 11’: Baylor Gospel Music Expert Lists 11 Most Influential Black Gospel Songs

Baylor University

To celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month in June, Robert Darden, former gospel music editor for Billboard Magazine and founder/director of Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, compiled the “Heaven 11,” a list of the 11 most influential black gospel songs.

Released:
31-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Pop Culture

Newswise: What’s Bugging (and Biting) You? Mosquito Expert Explains Why Your Odor Might Mean More Mosquito Bites

Article ID: 713747

What’s Bugging (and Biting) You? Mosquito Expert Explains Why Your Odor Might Mean More Mosquito Bites

Baylor University

WACO, Texas May 31, 2019) – Summer signals an increase in mosquito populations, and with more mosquitoes buzzing around, that means more people are dealing with mosquito bites and their consequences, from an itchy inconvenience to serious diseases such as West Nile Virus.

Released:
31-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT
Newswise: Baylor Nutrition Expert Gives the Scoop on Ice Cream and Other Summertime Treats

Article ID: 713726

Baylor Nutrition Expert Gives the Scoop on Ice Cream and Other Summertime Treats

Baylor University

The summer heat is coming. And that brings with it the excitement of ice cream, frozen yogurt and snow cones.

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31-May-2019 3:05 AM EDT

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