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Don’t miss: Art confronts climate, a book on space junk, future talk

Added: 10.12.2019 12:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

This week, discover how art and design take on climate change, read all about our space junk, and listen to top talk about the future in a University of Oxford podcast

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Researchers level playing field for disabled kids

Added: 10.12.2019 5:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

A University of Michigan research team has created an augmented reality system that allows people with different levels of mobility to play and exercise together (Dec. 10)


Social media influencer gets 14 years in prison for plot to 'hijack' website at gunpoint

Added: 10.12.2019 1:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

The man was convicted for plotting an armed home invasion to try and obtain the rights to, an unsanctioned Iowa State University site.

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'Safety signals' may help slow down anxiety

Added: 09.12.2019 21:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

For as many as one in three people, life events or situations that pose no real danger can spark a disabling fear, a hallmark of anxiety and stress-related disorders. Researchers at Yale University and Weill Cornell Medicine report on a novel way that could help combat such anxiety. In humans and in mice, a 'safety signal' -- a symbol or a sound that is never associated with adverse events -- can relieve anxiety through an entirely different brain network than that activated by existing behavioral therapy.

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University faces criticism after 3 students died by suicide in one semester

Added: 09.12.2019 5:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

Students and officials at Rowan University in southern New Jersey are grappling with grief and anger after an unusual recent spike in student suicides.

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Grad student Xiyue Wang will be released in U.S.-Iran prisoner swap

Added: 07.12.2019 13:05 | 1 views | 0 comments

The United States and Iran have agreed to a prisoner swap. Xiyue Wang, a Princeton University graduate student who was detained in Iran in 2016 and charged with spying, will be released. In exchange, the U.S. will release an Iranian researcher. Both countries credit the Swiss government for brokering the deal.


Tufts University removes Sackler name over family's role in opioid epidemic

Added: 06.12.2019 1:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

Tufts University removed the Sackler name from all buildings and programs at its medical school over the family's role in the nation's opioid crisis.


Tufts University removes Sackler sign from building

Added: 06.12.2019 1:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

A maintenance worker has used a hammer to remove the name of the billionaire family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma from a Tufts University building.


'An important piece of the puzzle': Scientists discover why gene mutation leads to autism

Added: 05.12.2019 16:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered how a gene mutation plays a key role in developmental disabilities like autism.


3 Georgetown basketball players are accused of burglary in civil complaints and one is no longer with the team

Added: 05.12.2019 8:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

Two Washington, DC, women have filed civil complaints against Georgetown University basketball players who they say stole items from their home, according to court documents.


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