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Article ID: 719446

Labeling in the horticulture industry – consumers are paying attention

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

As the first research of its kind, the findings may help growers increase the marketability of their ornamental horticulture products through labeling. Consumer preferences, visual attention and willingness-to-pay were measured and tested to determine how each label or text combination impacted a consumer’s willingness to pay for a particular fruit plant.

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Article ID: 719448

New evidence of the Sahara's age

Geological Society of America (GSA)

USA: The Sahara Desert is vast, generously dusty, and surprisingly shy about its age.USA: The Sahara Desert is vast, generously dusty, and surprisingly shy about its age. New research looking into what appears to be dust that the Sahara blew over to the Canary Islands is providing the first direct evidence from dry land that the age of the Sahara matches that found in deep-sea sediments: at least 4.6 million years old.

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Climate Science, Environmental Science, Geology,

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Article ID: 719435

Mayo Clinic again receives top honors for high-quality patient care

Mayo Clinic

Three Mayo Clinic hospitals have received the Vizient 2019 Bernard A. Birnbaum, M.D., Quality Leadership Award for high-quality patient care. This award honors superior performance among academic medical centers; large, specialized complex care medical centers; and community hospitals nationwide for delivering safe, timely, effective, efficient and equitable patient-centered care.

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Article ID: 719433

Researchers produces quantitative portrait of legislative change in Ukraine

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers have used a novel approach to quantitatively portray legislative change in Ukraine to provide a view into the larger political dynamics of the country.

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Newswise: Moral Distress and Moral Strength Among Clinicians in Health Care Systems: A Call for Research

Article ID: 719436

Moral Distress and Moral Strength Among Clinicians in Health Care Systems: A Call for Research

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing

Nurse burnout impacts both nurses and patients, and significantly influences the retention of nurses in the healthcare setting, research shows. But could burnout be a symptom of something larger?

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Article ID: 719445

Nonverbal signals can create bias against larger groups

University of Georgia

If children are exposed to bias against one person, will they develop a bias against that person’s entire group? The answer is yes, according to new research from University of Georgia social psychologist Allison Skinner.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 719438

Scientists identify hormone potentially linked to hypersexual disorder

Taylor & Francis

A new study of men and women with hypersexual disorder has revealed a possible role of the hormone oxytocin, according to results published in the journal Epigenetics. The finding could potentially open the door to treating the disorder by engineering a way to suppress its activity.

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Newswise: New study identifies risk factors for head and neck cancer among 9/11 responders

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New study identifies risk factors for head and neck cancer among 9/11 responders

Rutgers School of Public Health

A recent Rutgers study identified factors that may put people who responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center (WTC) at increased risk for cancers of the head and neck, such as oral cavity, oropharyngeal, and laryngeal cancers.

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