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Midterm Elections: Florida State University Experts Discuss 2014 Elections

Come Tuesday, Florida may find itself at the center of national attention once again as voters decide the winner in a closely contested governor’s race and the fate of a ballot initiative to legalize medical marijuana. Florida State’s nationally recognized experts are available to provide analysis and commentary on the election.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: Un Altar para Los Muertos

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El Día de los Muertos es una oportunidad para conmemorar y honrar las vidas de aquellos quienes han fallecido, con tradiciones que incluyen fiestas, música, vigilias y ofrendas temporales como esta. La ofrenda tradicionalmente incluye fotos y objetos que conmemoran a los seres queridos para así honrarlos y recordarlos.

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Smithsonian Snapshot: An Altar for the Dead

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The Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a holiday to commemorate and honor the lives of dead loved ones, with traditions that include feasts, music, vigils and creating temporary ofrendas or altars, such as this one. The ofrenda is composed of mementos, photographs and objects of loved ones who have died and is intended to honor and remember their lives.

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Report Examines Challenges Confronting Health Care for Pregnant Women Enrolled in Covered California, Recommends Workable Solutions

A new report by Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University examines the challenge of maintaining enriched health care for pregnant women who are enrolled in Covered California and who are also eligible for Medi-Cal, which includes the Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program (CPSP).

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Comeback Kid

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Inspired by his special bond with a former NFL star, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School alumnus and emergency medicine physician Herman Morchel is recognized for his own comeback

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Sexual Fantasies: Are You Normal?

Hoping for sex with two women is common but fantasizing about golden showers is not. That's just one of the findings from a research project that scientifically defines sexual deviation for the first time ever.

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Himalayan Viagra Fuels Caterpillar Fungus Gold Rush

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Overwhelmed by speculators trying to cash-in on a prized medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra, two isolated Tibetan communities have managed to do at the local level what world leaders often fail to do on a global scale — implement a successful system for the sustainable harvest of a precious natural resource, suggests new research from Washington University in St. Louis.

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People Change Their Moral Values to Benefit Themselves Over Others

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A new study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B finds that people are quick to change their moral values depending on which rule means more cash for them instead of others

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#TexasTech Political and Communications Experts Available to Discuss #Election2014

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Art Exhibit Evokes Feelings of Social Justice Through WPA Images

During arguably one of the more difficult times in American history — the Great Depression — artists were commissioned to help inspire the nation. "Ink, Paper, Politics: WPA-era Printmaking from the Needles Collection," on display at the DePaul University Art Museum in Chicago, provides a window into the 1930s — a time of economic hardship and struggle.

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