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Article ID: 713194

Seasonal clock changing helps to synchronize human sleep/wake cycle across latitude

University of Seville

Scientific Reports (Nature Research) released this month a paper by prof. José María Martín-Olalla (Universidad de Sevilla) where seasonal similarities between the sleep/wake cycle in Subtropical

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20-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 713192

Good leadership and values key to staff satisfaction, study finds

University of East Anglia

Tourism and hospitality firms that score highly for leadership and cultural values see higher staff satisfaction, according to a new study by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

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20-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 713181

Girls do worse in school when peers are high-achieving boys

Cornell University

Teenage girls do worse in their education, careers and social lives when they have more high-achieving boys in their classes, according to a new study by Cornell University.

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20-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 713155

American University Launches Program on Legislative Negotiation

American University

American University launches Program on Legislative Negotiation

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20-May-2019 12:10 PM EDT

Education

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Article ID: 713162

Research Suggests Salons as Potential Locations to Combat Domestic Violence in Immigrant Communities

Saint Joseph's University

A recent study conducted by Saint Joseph’s University researcher and professor of sociology and criminal justice, Chunrye Kim, Ph.D., revealed that hairstylists in immigrant communities in Queens, New York are aware of domestic violence and other forms of abuse among their clients.

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20-May-2019 11:30 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 713145

California Law Led to an Increase in Childhood Vaccination Rates

George Washington University

A first of its kind analysis published today by researchers at the George Washington University (GW) found that a 2016 California vaccine law boosted protective coverage against measles and other serious childhood diseases compared to states that acted as statistical controls. At the same time, the data also revealed a sharp increase in medical exemptions to the vaccine mandate, concentrated in a few California counties.

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20-May-2019 11:20 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 713166

ILSAMP Symposium showcases benefits for diverse students, STEM pipeline

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne’s Education and Outreach Programs division partners with a number of organizations to advance STEM-related programs. Among them is the Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ILSAMP) program, dedicated to helping underrepresented minority (URM) students working toward a degree in a STEM field. Argonne recently participated in ILSAMP’s annual Student Research Symposium, which provides ILSAMP-funded students the opportunity to present their research, network with professional in the Illinois science community and learn more about their chosen field.

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20-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 713164

Preparing Low-Income Communities for Hurricane Begins with Outreach, Rutgers Study Finds

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Governments seeking to help their most vulnerable residents prepare for hurricanes and other disasters should create community-based information campaigns ahead of time, according to a Rutgers study of economically disadvantaged New Jerseyans in the areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.

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20-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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