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Students Try to Overcome the 'Yuck' Factor in Bug-Eating 101

Food security is an issue of major concern along with climate change, as water supplies become scarce and the world’s population continues to grow.Combined, these factors are expected to stress the world’s agricultural capacity. But one solution may be right underfoot, so to speak.

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Students Try to Overcome the 'Yuck' Factor in Bug-Eating 101

Food security is an issue of major concern along with climate change, as water supplies become scarce and the world’s population continues to grow.Combined, these factors are expected to stress the world’s agricultural capacity. But one solution may be right underfoot, so to speak.

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Bill Rosenberg, PhD, poli sci prof. is available to discuss DNC on a large scale: expert on presidential elections, presidency & campaigns

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Study: Car Sharing Stalls Under Tax Burdens, Competition

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Researchers at DePaul University found that car rental taxes originally aimed at tourists and business travelers are hurting the car-sharing sector.

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The appeal of Republic presidential nominee Donald Trump's "straight talk" style and social political movements expert

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Lack of Sleep Increases a Child's Risk for Emotional Disorders Later

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When asked how lack of sleep affects emotions, common responses are usually grumpy, foggy and short-tempered. While many jokes are made about how sleep deprivation turns the nicest of people into a Jekyll and Hyde, not getting enough shut-eye can lead to far more serious consequences than irritability, difficulty concentrating and impatience.

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Fixing Police-Community Relations: Virginia Tech’s Scott Geller Calls on Law Enforcement to be “Positive, Proactive Agents of Change”

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Improving Diversity and College Access for Low-Income Native American Students Amherst Hosts College Horizons Summit

Making good on a pledge to even further expand on its commitment to student diversity, Amherst College recently hosted a group of Native American high school students for a weeklong summit intent on helping students get to college.

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Study: Violations of Privacy Rights by Fusion Centers Are the Exception, Not the Rule

Concerns that law enforcement fusion centers are violating individuals' privacy rights as they gather intelligence on terrorism, criminals and other threats to public safety are the exception and certainly not the rule, according to a study published in the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology.

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Study: Smart Technology – and Not Body Cameras – More Likely to Reduce Use of Lethal Force by Police

Two researchers from Temple University's Fox School of Business have found that smartphones and analytics are more likely than body cameras to reduce lethal force by police

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When It Comes to Empathy, Don't Always Trust Your Gut

Is empathy the result of gut intuition or careful reasoning? Research published by the American Psychological Association suggests that, contrary to popular belief, the latter may be more the case.

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In the News: Drivers Frustrated by Lane Merge Method

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It’s called “zipper merge,” and more and more transportation departments around the country are encouraging motorists to use it, according to an Associated Press report by Bill Draper. That’s when a driving lane is closed ahead, and motorists use all available lanes and alternate entry into the open lane when they reach the lane closure. Missouri and Kansas have recently joined Minnesota and Washington in encouraging use of the “zipper merge.”

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Mapping the Law: New Website Created by Utah Man Aims to Connect Underserved Communities to Legal Resources

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New Wikipedia-like web site created by University of Utah alumnus aims to better connect legal resources to those who need it —while also giving law students around the country a fresh way to improve their legal research and writing skills in the classroom.

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Dr Adam Quinn Is Available for Expert Comment on Donald Trump and the US Election.

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Twitter Verdict - Trump Full of Sound and Fury, Influencing No One

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Does Social Status Affect Generosity?

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High-ranking people don't always turn out to be selfish jerks. It all depends on whether they feel worthy of their prominent social position, new research indicates.

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Sexual Minority Youth Have Higher Rates of Disordered Eating Behaviors

Sexual minority boys and girls are more likely to purge or take laxatives, use diet pills, or fast to lose weight than their straight peers, and those disordered eating trends may not be improving, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.

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NBA All-Star Game Move: A High-Profile Hit for Charlotte and N.C.

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Online Braggers Don’t Get Dates

What makes an online dater successful? Do the same factors that make face-to-face relationships successful also apply in the online dating world?

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Space Scientist, TV and Equality Scholar Say Star Trek’s Impact Goes Far Beyond Screen