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Incentive Reform Key to Racial Equity in America’s Cities

Tax increment financing (TIF) and other development incentives have become American cities’ primary means of encouraging local economic development. A new study by the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis finds that TIF incentives...
19-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Higher Income Level Linked to Police Use of Force Against Black Women

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Black women with higher incomes are more likely to experience a forceful police interaction during a traffic stop, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.“We found that the likelihood of exposure to each type...
16-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

U.S. Government Failure to Prevent Gun-Related Violence May Violate International Human Rights

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Washington University in St. Louis School of Law students will conduct in-depth research examining U.S. government responses to gun violence and whether they violate America’s obligations under international human rights law.The research project...
15-Feb-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Twin Peeks

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A new Olin Business School study suggests maybe there is no one best negotiator; maybe the person you should send into a negotiation depends on whom you’re up against.
15-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study of Smoking and Genetics Illuminates Complexities of Blood Pressure

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Analyzing the genetics and smoking habits of more than half a million people has shed new light on the complexities of controlling blood pressure, according to a study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
13-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cutting Off Cervical Cancer’s Fuel Supply Stymies Tumors

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Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have shown that cervical tumors that don’t respond to radiation may be vulnerable to therapies that also attack the cancer’s fuel supply.
14-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Race, Insurance Status Linked to Job Loss After Breast Cancer

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Job loss following early-stage breast cancer diagnosis is associated with race and insurance status, but not with any clinical or treatment-related factors, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.Not only were...
14-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Every Rose Has Its Thorn — and Its Tick

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When it comes to avoiding Lyme disease, know your forest. That's the cautionary tale from a new study which found that ticks in urban parks in Delaware dominated by an invasive rose bush were nearly twice as likely to be infected with Borrelia...
13-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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