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Couples Who Tailgate Together Stay Together, Baylor Research Says

The researchers surveyed 143 tailgating adults (44 percent were female) who answered questions about their partners and their respect toward that person.
5-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Caregivers of People with Dementia Are Losing Sleep

Caregivers of people with dementia lose between 2.5 to 3.5 hours of sleep weekly due to difficulty falling asleep and staying asleep — a negative for them and potentially for those who receive their care, according to a Baylor University study...
23-Aug-2019 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials

New research published this week in JAMA Oncology has found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs. It raises concerns about the effectiveness of cancer drugs in some patients, especially since genetic differences...
16-Aug-2019 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Supervisors Driven By Bottom Line Fail To Get Employees' Top Performance, New Baylor Study Says

Supervisors driven by profits could actually be hurting their coveted bottom lines by losing the respect of their employees, who counter by withholding performance, according to a new study led by Baylor University.
1-Aug-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Out-of-This-World Research: Moon Investigator Sets His Sights on Mercury

Fifty years ago, America loved its astronauts to the Moon and back. This week, as the country marks the historic liftoff and landing, a Baylor University planetary geophysicist is researching a new space frontier. Peter James, Ph.D., founder of...
17-Jul-2019 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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Out-of-This-World Research: Fifty Years After the Moon Landing, Lunar Investigator Sets His Sights on Mercury

17-Jul-2019 4:45 PM EDT

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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 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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