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New cell, shown to regulate heart rate, discovered at University of Notre Dame

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame discovered a new type of cell in the heart that may help regulate heart rate, and could be an important key in understanding certain types of congenital heart defects and other diseases that involve the...
18-Nov-2021 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Gay men earn the most undergraduate and graduate degrees in the US, study shows

A new study from a University of Notre Dame researcher reveals how, without including sexuality, broad statements about gender and education are incomplete and misleading.
18-Nov-2021 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Parent empowerment — not regulatory overreach — key to private school choice accountability, report argues

Research from Nicole Stelle Garnett, the John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame, underscores the fine line between ensuring academic accountability and curtailing private schools’ autonomy and recommends two...
15-Nov-2021 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Disclosures on auditor firings are useless in forecasting restatement trouble, study shows

While most seasoned investors realize that companies tend to be cagey about their reasons for firing auditors, research from Notre Dame finds the disclosures are useless to an extreme.
10-Nov-2021 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

US State Department grants new funding to Peace Accords Matrix

The grant continues CSO support for the PAM team’s first-of-its-kind work to provide real-time monitoring of the Colombian peace process, and sets up a framework for continued partnership over the next five years.
3-Nov-2021 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Desierto named chair-rapporteur of UN expert group finalizing first human rights treaty in nearly a decade

Diane Desierto, professor of law and global affairs in the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs, was named chair-rapporteur of the United Nations’ Expert Group on the Right to Development, with her official mandate starting...
2-Nov-2021 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Data from months in a fog paint a clearer picture for future forecasts

C-FOG researchers recently identified several components of conventional weather models that had been leading to erroneous predictions relating to fog.
27-Oct-2021 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A new 3D printing frontier: Self-powered wearable devices

Notre Dame researchers have created an innovative hybrid printing method — combining multi-material aerosol jet printing and extrusion printing — that integrates both functional and structural materials into a single streamlined printing...
26-Oct-2021 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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