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Article ID: 710378

News Release: DHS S&T Awards Auburn University $565K to Improve Canine Detection of Explosives

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T has awarded $564,988 in funding to Auburn University for two research and development projects designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of canines trained to detect explosives.

Released:
28-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710369

A Hard Bargain: Race and Salary Negotiations

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Research from Darden Professor Morela Hernandez and colleagues found that racial bias likely contributes to what is described as the “ethnic pay gap.” College-educated black men earn 20 percent less than college-educated white men, and the gap is 8 percent for college-educated women.

Released:
28-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 710367

5 Keys CEO Ken Frazier Uses to Lead With Humanity in the Pharmaceutical Industry

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

A biopharmaceutical company’s ability to improve society and bolster its humanitarian and philanthropic efforts are inextricably linked to its financial success. Merck Chairman and CEO Ken Frazier sought to emphasize just that point recently, speaking with Darden MBA students at the School’s Grounds in Rosslyn, VA.

Released:
28-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 710292

Snapshot: 5 Things You Probably Don’t Know about S&T’s EDGE Virtual Training

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

DHS S&T Enhanced Dynamic Geo-Social Environment (EDGE) virtual training platform provides a safe, immersive environment where first responders, and now educators, can hone their skills and prepare for a multitude of incident responses.

Released:
27-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Education

Article ID: 710191

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Expands Access to Nationally Recognized Treatment

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is opening two new patient care centers in Issaquah, WA and in Poulsbo, WA.

Released:
26-Mar-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Article ID: 710175

SpongeBob Is Not Why Your Child Likes Junk Food, New Study Shows

University of Colorado Boulder

Parents and lawmakers looking to cartoon characters as a reason children choose cookies over carrots may be looking in the wrong direction, according to a new report from CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business and Colorado State University’s College of Business. The researchers say children choose junk food over healthy food with or without cartoons on the packaging.

Released:
25-Mar-2019 3:40 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 710049

The Rise of Artificially Intelligent Agents: AI's Growing Effect on the Economy, Part 2

University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Economist Anton Korinek thinks business and government leaders ought to take AI’s transformative potential seriously. “Sometime this century, AI will surpass human levels of general intelligence,” says Korinek. “When that happens, AI-enhanced elites or autonomous machines will dominate the labor market.”

Released:
21-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 710040

What Changes in the Tax Code Mean for New Jersey

Rutgers University

Jay Soled, a professor and director of the Master of Accountancy in Taxation Program at Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick, explains what returns New Jersey taxpayers can expect.

Released:
21-Mar-2019 1:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 710036

WARF Therapeutics Announces Partnership with Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

As part of its strategic initiative to bring new pharmaceuticals closer to patients, WARF Therapeutics announces a new partnership with Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP). Under the terms of the 5-year agreement, WARF and UW–Madison scientists will work with scientists at SBP’s Prebys Center to transition clinically relevant targets to early-stage drug discovery.

Released:
21-Mar-2019 1:00 PM EDT

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