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How Focusing on Parent-Child Relationships Can Prevent Child Maltreatment


In order to help children facing maltreatment, the relationship between the parent and child is key, argues Kristin Valentino, William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame.
10-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Reveal New and Improved Genome Sequence of Daphnia Pulex


By understanding how they respond to toxic elements, scientists can look at how environmental changes caused by agriculture and road runoff or warming temperatures and climate change could impact populations in lakes, rivers and standing bodies of...
5-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Shed New Light on Influenza Detection


Notre Dame Researchers have discovered a way to make influenza visible to the naked eye, by engineering dye molecules to target a specific enzyme of the virus.
5-May-2017 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Develop Predictive Model Measuring Nitrous Oxide Emissions in Streams and Rivers


The new model will be a valuable tool for scientists and water managers alike, as the framework allows for accurate prediction of N2O emissions under a variety of scenarios including water temperature, changes in land use and the influence of...
11-Apr-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Track Perfluorinated Chemicals in the Body


Scientists have developed a method to track perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) in the body. PFAS are potentially toxic chemicals found in stain-resistant products, nonstick cookware, fire-fighting foams and, most recently, fast food wrappers.
29-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New, Viable Female Politicians Become Role Models for Women, Study Finds


University of Notre Dame professors Christina Wolbrecht and David Campbell studied female candidates for major offices — U.S. House, U.S. Senate and governor — and their effects on female political engagement using data from the 2006-07 Faith...
28-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Propose New Diagnostic Model for Psychiatric Disorders


A consortium of 50 psychologists and psychiatrists, including Notre Dame professors Lee Anna Clark and David Watson, has outlined a new diagnostic model for mental illness.
23-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Notre Dame Partners with the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute


Researchers in bioengineering will join a consortium of academia, industry and government organizations and the nonprofit sector to develop next-generation manufacturing processes and technologies for cells, tissues and organs.
22-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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