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Could PTSD Trigger Early Cognitive Impairment in Some WTC Responders?

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Findings from a study led by Stony Brook University researchers and published early online in Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring reveals that there may be a significant amount of cognitive impairment (CI) among 911 World Trade Center (WTC) responders.

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9/11 Merged U.S. Immigration and Terrorism Efforts at Latinos’ Expense, Study Finds

After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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9/11 Merged U.S. Immigration and Terrorism Efforts at Latinos’ Expense, Study Finds

After September 11, issues of immigration and terrorism merged, heightening surveillance and racializing Latino immigrants as a threat to national security, according to sociologists at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin).

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UNLV Political Experts Available to Discuss 2016 Election Issues

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‘Burkini’ Ban in France Misogynist, Erodes Credibility of Western Nations

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Texas Tech Researchers Find Alternative for Nuclear Weapon Detection

A group of Texas Tech researchers report this week in Applied Physics Letters that they have developed an alternative material to the rare, expensive gas normally used for neutron detection. This material fulfills many key requirements for helium gas detector replacements and can serve as a low-cost alternative in the future.

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Study: Paying Terrorist Kidnappers Doesn't Pay Off for Countries

Paying ransoms to terrorist kidnappers may encourage more abductions and worsen the situation for others, according to new research from UT Dallas. Countries that negotiated with terrorists to release hostages faced up to 87 percent more kidnappings than those that did not pay ransoms, according to the study.

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Scientists Protect Mice From Gamma Radiation with Deinococcus Elixir

They call it "Conan the Bacterium," and now it may be used to help save lives in the event of a nuclear disaster or terrorist attack. Researchers at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences have discovered a potent manganese (Mn)(II)-based antioxidant complex of the bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans that can be used to protect animals from radiation injury. The report, "MDP: A Deinococcus Mn2+-Decapeptide Complex Protects Mice from Ionizing Radiation," was released today in PLOS ONE.

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Lead Scientist and Program Manager for Cyber Security Collaborative Research Alliance Talks About Delta Airlines Global Computer System Outage.

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GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 100 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

An arrest announced Wednesday by law enforcement officials in Washington, D.C., is the 100th charge of ISIS-related offenses in the United States, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.







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