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November 4, 2017
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Differences Between Military, Civilian Life Contribute to Veterans in the U.S. Criminal Justice System

MU researchers identify themes that could help policymakers keep veterans out of jail COLUMBIA, Mo. – Military veterans currently account for 8 percent of the national prison and jail population, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. However, it is … Continue reading

February 21, 2013
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Force is the Key to Granular State-Shifting

Ever wonder why sand can both run through an hourglass like a liquid and be solid enough to support buildings? It’s because granular materials – like sand or dirt – can change their behavior, or state. Researchers from North Carolina … Continue reading

December 8, 2012
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Adolescents Under Pressure to Speak ‘Properly’

As adolescents transition to adulthood, the pressure to meet adult expectations – such as speaking properly – may be greater than expected, according to a new study by a Michigan State University researcher. Suzanne Evans Wagner, assistant professor of linguistics … Continue reading

November 4, 2012
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Measuring Table-Top Accelerators’ State-of-the-Art Beams

Studies by Berkeley Lab scientists of electron beam quality in laser plasma accelerators include novel tests for slice-energy spread Part Two: Slicing through the electron beam Wim Leemans of Berkeley Lab’s Accelerator and Fusion Research Division heads LOASIS, the Laser … Continue reading

September 6, 2012
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Teens Tell Different Tales about Themselves Depending on Gender, Says MU Researcher

Parents can use knowledge to help steer teens through life changes COLUMBIA, Mo. — During adolescence, the stories young people tell about themselves reflects their development of a personal identity and sense of self, and those autobiographical narratives vary depending … Continue reading