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Article ID: 711034

Oxytocin could help treat alcohol use disorder

PLOS

The neuropeptide oxytocin blocks enhanced drinking in alcohol-dependent rats, according to a study published April 16 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology led by Drs. Tunstall, Koob and Vendruscolo of the National Institutes of Health

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Article ID: 711431

Medieval Architecture Expert Available to Comment on Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Laura Weigert, director of Medieval Studies at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and an expert in medieval architecture, is available to discuss the significance of the Notre-Dame cathedral fire.

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16-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 711427

Lower approval rates, higher finance fees evidence of discrimination for same-sex borrowers

Iowa State University

Mortgage lenders are less likely to approve loans for same-sex couples, according to a new Iowa State study. Researchers analyzed national mortgage data from 1990 to 2015 and found the the approval rate for same-sex couples was 3 to 8 percent lower.

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16-Apr-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Article ID: 711403

New conference to focus on lack of diversity in philosophy departments

Binghamton University, State University of New York

A new session at this year's American Philosophical Association's Pacific Division Meeting tackles the issue of diversity and representation in philosophy departments across the country.

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16-Apr-2019 9:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 711366

Uninformed, Overwhelmed Clients; Unrealistic Agency Expectations

Florida Atlantic University

Contracted private agencies provide approximately 33 percent of foster care placement services and 59 percent of family preservation services. State child welfare agencies are increasingly turning to them for a range of services. While turnover and burnout among child welfare case managers is well-understood, little is known about the challenges private agency therapists experience working in child welfare systems.

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16-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 710992

New study suggests college students end up in vicious cycle of substance abuse, poor academics and stress

Binghamton University, State University of New York

One negative behavior such as substance abuse or heavy alcohol drinking can lead college students toward a vicious cycle of poor lifestyle choices, lack of sleep, mental distress and low grades, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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16-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 711297

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Announces 2019 Graduate Fellows

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has announced the 2019 recipients of the prestigious Hertz Fellowship. Eleven young researchers will receive up to five years of academic support and be free of many constraints typical of other fellowships, providing them the freedom to pursue innovative research wherever it may lead.

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16-Apr-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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