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The Great War: Florida State University Experts Available to Comment on 100th Anniversary of World War I

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Primary Texting Bans Associated with Lower Traffic Fatalities, Study Finds

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States that allow officers to pull over a driver for texting while driving saw fewer deaths than those that use secondary enforcement of texting bans.

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It Is Virtually Impossible for Congress to Sue Presidents – Villanova Prof Available for Comment on House Taking Steps to Sue Obama

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Rensselaer Professor Jose HolguíN-Veras Elected Fellow of ASCE

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Jose Holguín-Veras, the William Howard Hart Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, was recently named a fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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Massive Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium Coming to Duquesne

Massive Undergraduate Summer Research Symposium Coming to Duquesne

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Brain Tumor Causes and Risk Factors Elude Scientists

Today, nearly 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor, and yet, when it comes to pinpointing causes or risk factors, scientists are still searching for answers.

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Experts: Gun Violence Prevention Requires Public Health Approach

Preventing gun violence will require a scientific public health approach and recognition of the limits of predicting individual cases of violence, according to experts slated to speak at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention.

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Experts: Humans Share Fairness Concerns with Other Species

Humans aren’t the only species to react strongly to actions they consider unfair. A similar drive for fairness in monkeys and some dogs may offer insight into people’s desire for equity, according to experts presenting at the American Psychological Association’s 122nd Annual Convention.

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Nuclear Engineer X. George Xu Named Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Nuclear engineering expert X. George Xu has been named the Edward E. Hood Jr. Endowed Chair of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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Study Shows Role of Media in Sharing Life Events

To share is human. And the means to share personal news — good and bad — have exploded over the last decade, particularly social media and texting. But until now, all research about what is known as “social sharing,” or the act of telling others about the important events in our lives, has been restricted to face-to-face interactions.

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