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Study Led by Baylor University Biochemist Provides Better Understanding of How Sunlight-induced DNA Damage Is Initially Recognized for Repair in Cells

A team led by a Baylor University researcher has published a breakthrough article that provides a better understanding of the dynamic process by which sunlight-induced DNA damage is recognized by the molecular repair machinery in cells as needing...
11-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Employees Who Also Serve as Unpaid Caregivers of Elderly Relatives Struggle with Unmet Workplace Needs and Job Interference

People who care for their parents outside of their full-time jobs — and are unpaid for their help — experience considerable disruption of their workplace routines. Many are not getting employer support because it is not offered or because they...
25-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mass Anomaly Detected Under the Moon’s Largest Crater

A mysterious large mass of material has been discovered beneath the largest crater in our solar system — the Moon’s South Pole-Aitken basin — and may contain metal from an asteroid that crashed into the Moon and formed the crater, according to...
10-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Assesses the Roles, Needs, and Priorities of the Environmental Health Workforce

WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) – The National Environmental Health Association’s (NEHA) Journal of Environmental Health recently published the article "Uncovering Environmental Health: An Initial Assessment of the Profession’s Health Department...
22-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Baylor University Joins Research Team Seeking to Transform U.S. Water System

WACO, Texas (May 22, 2019) – Baylor University has partnered with four Department of Energy laboratories and more than a dozen universities in a research alliance to address the country’s water security issues through desalination.
22-May-2019 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Belief in the ‘Prosperity Gospel’ Does Not Turn People into Successful Entrepreneurs

Belief in the “Prosperity Gospel” — that God financially blesses faithful followers — does not turn individuals into successful entrepreneurs. But prosperity beliefs can fuel values linked to entrepreneurial thinking, such as power and...
22-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Large Minnows Are Able to Survive in Heavily Polluted Houston Ship Channel Through Hybridization

Recent hybridization of the Gulf killifish — a large minnow common in the heavily polluted Houston Ship Channel — has enabled the species to adapt rapidly to extreme pollution, a Baylor University study has found.
1-May-2019 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Baylor Announces $15 Million Gift from The Sunderland Foundation for Tidwell Restoration

Baylor University has announced a $15 million gift from The Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kansas, that will provide significant support for one of the University’s highest priority projects within its Give Light philanthropic campaign:...
26-Apr-2019 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pleasant Family Leisure at Home May Satisfy Families More than Fun Together Elsewhere, Baylor Expert Says

31-May-2019 4:40 PM EDT

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The Storm After the Storm: Scam Contractors Who Prey on Those Suffering After a Natural Disaster

Following a natural disaster or strong storm, there is usually a second wave of potential destruction – scam artists looking to line their pockets.
31-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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The ‘Heaven 11’: Baylor Gospel Music Expert Lists 11 Most Influential Black Gospel Songs

To celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month in June, Robert Darden, former gospel music editor for Billboard Magazine and founder/director of Baylor University’s Black Gospel Music Restoration Project, compiled the “Heaven 11,” a...
31-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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What’s Bugging (and Biting) You? Mosquito Expert Explains Why Your Odor Might Mean More Mosquito Bites

WACO, Texas May 31, 2019) – Summer signals an increase in mosquito populations, and with more mosquitoes buzzing around, that means more people are dealing with mosquito bites and their consequences, from an itchy inconvenience to serious diseases...
31-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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Baylor Nutrition Expert Gives the Scoop on Ice Cream and Other Summertime Treats

The summer heat is coming. And that brings with it the excitement of ice cream, frozen yogurt and snow cones.
31-May-2019 3:05 AM EDT

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Baylor’s Benjamin Franklin Scholars Bring Light to Complex Figure

Sometimes the Franklin legends are bigger than Franklin the man – and it’s taken an army of historians and scholars throughout the centuries to sort it out.
30-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT

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Water Activities Provide Relaxation, Connection, Baylor Outdoor Adventure Expert Says

As some seek relaxation on the water, others might want a physical challenge, but Schrank says even those who seek a workout should remain receptive to additional outcomes.
30-May-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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Baylor Expert Shares 11 Tips to Help You Negotiate the Best Retail Price

In today’s retail climate, where stores struggle to keep up with online competition and customers can compare prices with the ease of their smartphones, the price tag is just a starting point for negotiations, said a negotiation expert at Baylor...
30-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT

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Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 17,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.


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