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In New Paper, Scientists Explain Climate Change Using Before/After Photographic Evidence


A group of scientists offers photographic proof of climate change using images of glaciers in a new paper appearing in GSA Today. Along with Gregory Baker of the University of Kansas, co-authors include an Emmy Award-winning documentarian and a...
19-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Suggests Potential Therapy to Prevent 'Chemobrain' in Cancer Patients


Just-published findings from a behavioral study with rats show a compound called “KU-32" prevents cognitive decline in rats caused by chemotherapy treatment. KU-32 works by inducing the heat shock response, which protects cells and may counteract...
12-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Project Examines 14th-Century Poetry to Broaden Interpretation of Hindu Prayer


A University of Kansas researcher has examined a collection of literary hymns from 14th-century Kashmir to argue that carefully-constructed poetry has been a key feature of prayer in India for centuries.
12-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Graduate Student Researching Parents and Children Facing Adversity Earns Doris Duke Fellowship


In addition to $30,000 to support completion of her dissertation and related research, Bridget Cho will have the opportunity to participate in a peer-learning network of fellows, their academic and policy mentors, expert researchers and policymakers.
5-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Law Professor Part of Effort to Improve International Arbitration Cases

Christopher Drahozal, a KU law professor, is helping lead an effort to improve international arbitration cases, which hold billions of dollars and government regulations in the balance. He's doing so by making more information available on people...
5-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Weather Whiplash’ Triggered by Changing Climate Will Degrade Midwest’s Drinking Water, Researchers Say


Researchers at the University of Kansas have published findings showing weather whiplash in the American Midwest’s agricultural regions will drive the deterioration of water quality, forcing municipalities to seek costly remedies to provide safe...
29-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Products Can Be Pals When You’re Lonely, but It May Cost You, Study Finds


According to a new study, it appears humanlike products do keep people from seeking out normal human interaction, which is typically how people try to recover from loneliness. However, there are limits to this phenomenon, and the long-term...
29-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Recent Evolution of German Politics Is Window Into Fringe Parties' Gains

A University of Kansas professor examines conditions in German politics dating back to 2013 to find a window into the recent gains of fringe parties in Europe and the United States, which includes the Trump election and the Brexit vote.
28-Mar-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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