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Mapping emotions: Researchers to track psychology, equity of public spaces

Psychologists and geographers at DePaul University are creating a new protocol to measure a new dimension of public spaces: Whether people of diverse backgrounds feel welcome in a community space.
11-Dec-2023 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Buddy Abroad game helps students navigate travel and wellness

DePaul University will publish and sell the game to help study abroad students prepare for traveling and learning internationally, focusing on practical tips as well as maintaining health and wellness.
18-Oct-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tiny scales reveal Megalodon was not as fast as believed, but mega-appetite explains gigantism

A new study reveals the iconic extinct Megalodon, or ‘megatooth shark’, was a rather slow cruiser that used its warm-bloodedness to facilitate digestion and absorption of nutrients.
11-Jul-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Megalodon shark was warm-blooded, confirm researchers using geochemical technique

A new study finds that the gigantic prehistoric Megalodon or megatooth shark was warm-blooded. DePaul University paleobiologist Kenshu Shimada sheds light on the physiology of Megalodon and reveals new clues about how climate change may have led to...
26-Jun-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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DePaul University computer scientists sequence cotton genome

Computer scientists at DePaul University applied a bioinformatics workflow to reconstruct one of the most complete genomes of a top cotton species. Experts say the results give scientists a more complete picture of how wild cotton was domesticated...
22-Jun-2023 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researcher Leonard A. Jason pushes discovery on long COVID, ME/CFS

Leonard A. Jason, a professor of psychology at DePaul, seeks to catalyze global knowledge about virally induced chronic illness and push forward discovery.
1-Mar-2023 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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AI and health care: DePaul and Rosalind Franklin award interdisciplinary research grants

DePaul University and Rosalind Franklin University of Science and Medicine are funding three faculty research projects that bring together artificial intelligence, biomedical discovery and health care. The competitive grants kickstart research...
27-Jan-2023 3:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: Concerns over COVID-19 vaccine’s effectiveness, not general medical mistrust, slowed early uptake in Black, Latinx communities

New research on COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in Black, Latinx communities could help shape more persuasive messages to boost uptake.
24-Oct-2022 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts from DePaul University available to discuss 2024 primaries, general election

With the 2024 election season underway, voters are weighing in at primaries and caucuses around the country. DePaul University experts are available to discuss key topics surrounding local, state and federal elections, including campaign strategy,...
3-Mar-2024 9:15 PM EST

DePaul University faculty experts available to discuss back-to-school topics

National education discussions from teacher shortages to curriculum requirements and school safety have been front and center throughout the summer. With many school districts close to opening the 2022-23 academic year, including Chicago Public...
10-Aug-2022 12:15 PM EDT

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