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March 5, 2013
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Boys’ Lack of Effort in School Tied to College Gender Gap

New Book Examines Why Women Succeed More in College COLUMBUS, Ohio – When it comes to college education, men are falling behind by standing still. The proportion of men receiving college degrees has stagnated, while women have thrived under the … Continue reading

February 6, 2013
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New Book Traces Black Panthers’ Evolution from Local Activists to Global Anti-Imperialists

History has long denied the political genius of the Black Panther Party. At worst, its members have been cast as unconscionable criminals. At best, such seminal figures as party founders Huey Newton and Bobby Seale and early supporter Stokely Carmichael … Continue reading

May 3, 2012
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Microsoft Research Opens a Lab in New York City

New research lab will focus on computational and experimental social science, algorithmic economics, and machine learning, along with information retrieval. NEW YORK CITY – In the two decades since the formation of Microsoft Research, the organization has grown from its … Continue reading

January 30, 2012
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Divorce Hurts Health More At Earlier Ages

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Divorce at a younger age hurts people’s health more than divorce later in life, according to a new study by a Michigan State University sociologist. Hui Liu said the findings, which appear in the research journal … Continue reading

September 4, 2011
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Large Weight Gains Most Likely for Men After Divorce, Women After Marriage

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Both marriage and divorce can act as “weight shocks,” leading people to add a few extra pounds – especially among those over age 30 – according to a new study. But when it comes to large weight … Continue reading

August 18, 2010
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One in Four Missouri Families Worries about Food for their Children

COLUMBIA, Mo. ­— As the recession continues, economic casualties continue to mount. Daily, the media report that banks continue to foreclose on home loans and people are still losing their jobs.   Missing from the headlines, however, is the growing … Continue reading

July 26, 2010
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Study of Death Penalty in North Carolina Shows That ‘Race Matters’

A new study examining death sentences in North Carolina over a 28-year period ending in 2007 shows that among similar homicides, the odds of a death sentence for those who are suspected of killing whites are approximately three times higher … Continue reading

July 1, 2010
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Do creative work activities create stress?

*A new study identifies the challenges for the boundaries between work and family* The demands associated with creative work activities pose key challenges for workers, according to new research out of the University of Toronto that describes the stress associated … Continue reading