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Cross-Cultural Study Strengthens Link Between Media Violence and Aggressive Behavior

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New Iowa State research offers compelling evidence that media violence affects aggressive behavior. This first-of-its-kind study, conducted in seven different countries, confirms six decades of research showing the effect is the same, regardless of culture.

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New Study Finds Political Echo Chambers in Consumption of Science

Reader preferences for liberal or conservative political books also attract them to different types of science books, according to a new study. The result supports observations that the divisiveness of politics in the United States has spread to scientific communication as well, endangering the role of science as politically neutral ground.

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Internet Crystal Ball Can Predict Risk of Heart Disease, Diabetes, Study Finds

An online calculator predicts people's risk for heart disease and diabetes more accurately than traditional methods, a large study has found. Creators hope it will prompt patients to make lifestyle changes that would spare them the suffering and expense of avoidable illnesses.

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Creator of The Onion to Present “The Real Story of Fake News”

St. Mary’s College of Maryland welcomes The Onion creator Scott Dikkers on Friday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Michael P. O’Brien Athletics and Recreation Center, 19050 Hill Commons Drive. Dikkers will discuss “The Real Story of Fake News” in what promises to be a hilarious and insightful lecture.

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Expert Says Elimination of Internet Privacy Rules Put Consumer Information at Risk

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Floods and Hurricanes Predicted with Social Media

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Social media can warn us about extreme weather events before they happen – such as hurricanes, storms and floods – according to new research by the University of Warwick.

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Accenture Exec Shares the Three Trends Enabling the Digital Workforce of the Future

Success for employees in the digital workplace of the future will require a suite of new skillsets and an agile, adaptable outlook.

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Facebook ‘Likes’ Don’t Work Like Marketers Think They Do

Simply building up followers on Facebook isn't enough to boost a brand’s sales. If companies want to convert social media fans into more active customers, they have to engage them with advertising, according to a new Tulane University study in the Journal of Marketing Research. .

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