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Article ID: 13563

Understanding the Roots of Childhood Aggression

University of Maine

In a series of studies over the past decade with school children in Maine and Illinois, a University of Maine psychologist has taken a close look at why some children use force to get their way while others shrink from such behavior.

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25-Jun-1999 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 13559

Apple Dessert's Ice Cream Survives Microwave

Cornell University

Ice cream that won't melt when you put it inside a microwave oven: Apple treats called "Sweet Spots" are Cornell's entry as national finalists in the annual Institute of Food Technologists' Product Development Student Competition.

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25-Jun-1999 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 13550

Pre-Med Focuses on Nutrition

Purdue University

Future medical students are biting into the old adage "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" by learning about nutrition's role in preventive medicine.

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25-Jun-1999 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 13548

Forget Minimum Wage and Expand Tax Credits

Cornell University

Minimum wage hardly helps poor workers; instead, we should expand the Earned Income Tax Credits that targets workers with low family incomes, says a Cornell University professor who testified on minimum wage policy before a U.S. House of Representatives Committee.

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Article ID: 13345

Rand Araskog: Full Text of Speech

Gustavus Adolphus College

On what I know is a foreboding, but challenging note, your generation will have to find an energy replacement for oil, or by 2050; you will be facing an economic, political and social barrier unknown since the dark ages. -- Rand Araskog

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23-Jun-1999 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 439

The Secret of John Philip Sousa

Rider University

A hundred years ago, John Philip Sousa was the most popular musician in America, and not just because marches were more popular then. "Sousa's secret," says the leader of the Blawenburg Band, and a professor of music at Rider University in Lawrenceville, NJ, "is simple, but often lost on people who people who put together programs of orchestral music today."

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23-Jun-1999 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 437

The Skinny on Hotdog Fat

Penn State College of Health and Human Development

If you're wondering about the nutritional value of the hotdogs at your Fourth of July cookout, here's some advice from researchers from the Department of Nutrition in the College of Health and Human Development at Penn State.

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23-Jun-1999 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 436

Faculty Pitch in to Help with Harvest

University of Kansas

Many urban Kansans arrange their vacations around the wheat harvest so that they can help on a family's or friend's farm. A handful of University of Kansas faculty and staff members with roots entrenched in farming return to homesteads each summer to help in the fields.

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23-Jun-1999 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 434

Corporate Art Program Calls for Artists

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Coordinators of the art galleries at Educational Testing Service have issued a call for artists for 2000, the corporate art program's 25th year.

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23-Jun-1999 12:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 13335

Global Women's Sports Conference

Smith College

Expanding educational and sports opportunities for girls and women around the world is the theme of the 50th anniversary conference of the International Association of Physical Education and Sport for Girls and Women (IAPESGW), a conference expected to draw 100 of the world's most influential women in sports and physical education to Smith College July 7

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22-Jun-1999 12:00 AM EDT
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