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Article ID: 718658

When Scientists Face an Angry Community

Ohio State University

A team of paleoclimatologists on a recent expedition to recover glacier ice in Peru encountered the anger of a local community, fueled by local politics that had nothing to do with science. Here's what happened next.

Released:
9-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Most Patients Willing to Share Medical Records for Research Purposes

Article ID: 717844

Most Patients Willing to Share Medical Records for Research Purposes

University of California San Diego Health

In a survey, UC San Diego researchers report most patients are willing to share medical records for research purposes, with a few caveats.

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21-Aug-2019 4:15 PM EDT
Newswise: Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials

Article ID: 717545

Study Finds Lack of Racial Diversity in Cancer Drug Clinical Trials

Baylor University

New research published this week in JAMA Oncology has found a lack of racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for cancer drugs. It raises concerns about the effectiveness of cancer drugs in some patients, especially since genetic differences may affect how a patient responds to a drug.

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16-Aug-2019 12:45 PM EDT
Newswise: Testosterone has a Complicated Relationship with Moral Reasoning, Study Finds

Article ID: 717477

Testosterone has a Complicated Relationship with Moral Reasoning, Study Finds

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Although some studies have linked high levels of testosterone to immoral behavior, a new study published in Nature Human Behaviour finds testosterone supplements actually made people more sensitive to moral norms, suggesting that testosterone’s influence on behavior is more complicated than previously thought.

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14-Aug-2019 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 717088

Right or Left, Americans Value Hard Work to Achieve Success

Cornell University

Conservatives and liberals may agree on at least one thing: the importance of working hard in order to succeed.

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7-Aug-2019 11:25 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 716751

Trust and Mistrust in Americans’ Views of Scientific Experts

Pew Research Center

Public confidence in scientists is on the upswing, and 60% of Americans say scientists should play an active role in policy debates about scientific issues, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

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31-Jul-2019 4:00 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

Newswise: Inconsistent Reporting of Methodologies Makes Most Radiation Biology Studies Impossible to Replicate

Article ID: 716749

Inconsistent Reporting of Methodologies Makes Most Radiation Biology Studies Impossible to Replicate

University of Maryland Medical Center

A majority of radiation biology studies have serious flaws in how their irradiation methodology is described, which makes them very difficult to replicate, according to a new finding from the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM).

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31-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 716610

Symposium-Brain Death: Ethical Decision Making-Medical, Cultural, Religious and Ethical Conflicts Encompassing Brain Death when Patients, Families and Healthcare Providers Disagree

Stony Brook University

How is brain death defined? What are the legal aspects of declaring brain death? How can professional and family conflicts surrounding brain death be handled? What are the solutions to ethical decision making in brain death? Answers to these questions and others will be addressed at a symposium about brain death on August 6 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm when leading medical, legal and religious experts come together at Stony Brook University for a unique program to discuss brain death.

Released:
30-Jul-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Higher Education Event

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