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Article ID: 539274

Expert Available to Talk About Elusive April Fools' Computer Virus

University of Alabama at Birmingham

An April Fools computer virus is no joke. Warner, says, "The scariest thing is that almost no anti-virus products are currently detecting this virus, which has already been seen more than 100 times in the UAB Spam Data Mine."

Released:
1-Apr-2008 4:00 PM EDT

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Article ID: 539271

Autism Experts Available for Interviews About World Autism Day

Vanderbilt University

A variety of Vanderbilt University experts are available for interviews on autism. The United Nations designated April 2 World Autism Day in November 2007.

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1-Apr-2008 3:45 PM EDT
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Article ID: 539268

Tax Experts Available To Comment

American University

Tax experts are available to comment on the IRS and federal income taxes. Donald Williamson can comment on a variety of tax issues, including the income tax returns of former U.S. presidents. Robert Carroll, the former Treasury Department's deputy assistant secretary for tax analysis, can comment on tax policies including the extension of the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts.

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1-Apr-2008 2:40 PM EDT

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Article ID: 539223

Recession's Root Cause Is Consumer Debt, Professor Says

Washington University in St. Louis

While consumer spending once helped keep the economy healthy, rising consumer debt is the reason it's getting sick. The root cause of the current economic slowdown in the U.S. goes back several decades, according to an economics professor at Washington University in St. Louis.

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1-Apr-2008 1:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 539175

Expert Can Speak about Collegiate Alcohol Abuse and Recovery

Texas Tech University

April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and Kitty Harris-Wilkes, director of Texas Tech University's Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery, can speak about efforts underway to provide supportive communities for college students in drug and alcohol recovery.

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31-Mar-2008 11:50 AM EDT

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Article ID: 539160

MLK Biographer Available to Discuss 40th Anniversary of King's Assassination

University of New Hampshire

Noted Civil Rights scholar Harvard Sitkoff, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, is available to discuss the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. King was assassinated April 4, 1968, at age 39 in Memphis.

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31-Mar-2008 11:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 539129

Hatred of Hillary Is Likely the Result of Gender Stereotypes

Washington University in St. Louis

Whether or not Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic nomination for president, the question of how much being a woman helped or hurt her campaign will linger for a long time. A WUSTL professor discusses the unique challenges Clinton faces and why people seem to react so strongly to her.

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31-Mar-2008 1:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 539048

Expert Available: How Parents Can Help Teens Combat "Cyber-Bullying"

Alliant International University

"War of Words": Social Media as a Psychological "Tool of Terror" Spreading Ridicule and Fear Among Teens: As the trend to use social media sites such as MySpace, FaceBook, YouTube, increases among adolescents, parents are advised to educate themselves on how to help their teens handle the consequences of "cyber-bullying" "“ which can affect their teen's self-esteem much more seriously than parents think.

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27-Mar-2008 8:45 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 539046

Expert Available Regarding Underlying Reasons, Warning Signs of School Violence in Adolescents

Alliant International University

Columbine Remembered: April 20th marks the ninth anniversary of the shooting rampage. How Far Have We Come? Despite the widespread adoption of school security technology and screening measures, school violence is still a major issue facing today's adolescents and young adults, as evidenced by the more recent shootings including: Northern Illinois University on February 14, 2008, E.O. Green Junior High School in Oxnard, CA on February 12, 2008 and Virginia Tech on April 16, 2007. Statistics show that one in 12 high school students are threatened or injured with a weapon each year.

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27-Mar-2008 8:35 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 539034

Expert Available to Discuss Future of Illiquid and Restricted Stocks In Light of Bear Stearns Fire Sale

Zealous Trading Group

Expert Todd Ault discusses the future of illiquid and restricted stocks fare in light of Bear Stearns fire sale.

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26-Mar-2008 3:35 PM EDT

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