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SNAP Work Requirements Put Low-Income Americans at Risk

WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2020) – When work requirements for a federal food safety-net program start again, many low-income Americans will lose benefits – and Black adults will be hardest hit, according to a study published today. In addition,...
24-Jun-2020 2:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Strainoptronics: A New Way to Control Photons


22-Jun-2020 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Inhibitory Interneurons in Hippocampus Excite the Developing Brain

A new study from the George Washington University, reports that in some critical structures of the developing brain, the inhibitory neurons cause excitation rather than suppression of brain activity. The findings, published in Science Advances,...
12-Jun-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Examines COVID Shutdowns and Air Quality in Cities Worldwide

WASHINGTON, DC (May 27. 2020) – The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) today announced a new grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to study the impact of...
27-May-2020 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Survey of COVID Health Care Workers Launched

WASHINGTON, DC (May 18, 2020)—Researchers at the George Washington University (GW) recently launched a global survey of health care workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic with the hope of learning more about exposure and finding...
18-May-2020 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

BioCompute Object Specification Project Receives Highly Anticipated IEEE Standardization Acceptance

The BioCompute Object Specification Project led by a team at the George Washington University has been officially approved for publication as an internationally recognized standard by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards...
14-May-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Map Reveals Distrust in Health Expertise Is Winning Hearts and Minds Online

Communities on Facebook that distrust establishment health guidance are more effective than government health agencies and other reliable health groups at reaching and engaging “undecided” individuals, according to a study published today in the...
8-May-2020 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Breaking Down Wood Decomposition by Fungi


11-May-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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