Topic: Research

Meteorite closely resembles makeup of Mars’ crust

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Meteorite closely resembles makeup of Mars’ crust

February 12, 2015 0 comments

University researchers who study Northwest Africa 7034 have concluded that it is likely representative of most of the rocks comprising Mars’ crust.

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Making the most of shopping period

February 5, 2015 0 comments

As shopping period came to a close Wednesday, so ended a two-week span of myriad educational choices — choices that can be both empowering and overwhelming.

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Paper examines social cognition, human interaction

February 5, 2015 0 comments

A paper authored by University researchers in this month’s issue of Cognition examines the relationship between social psychology and cognition.

Bullying, mental illness related, U. study finds

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Bullying, mental illness related, U. study finds

February 5, 2015 0 comments

Children with mental health disorders — particularly depression, anxiety and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — are three times more likely to bully

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Study exposes physician self-referrals

January 28, 2015 4 comments

Physician self-referrals are widely viewed as financially motivated and self-serving, yet loopholes in the law allow their continuation.

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Some inhibitory neurons always active, study suggests

January 26, 2015 0 comments

Even during rest, the brain is always actively balancing its cycles of activation and deactivation, a new study by University researchers suggests.

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Providence Talks expands after promising preliminary data

January 26, 2015 0 comments

Providence Talks plans to expand its operations this spring as its pilot phase wraps up, said Rob Horowitz, a spokesperson for the program.

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Socioeconomic factors affect lymphoma treatment choices

January 26, 2015 0 comments

In a recent study, University researchers found that type of insurance, sex and race all significantly affected the type of treatment patients received.

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Study explores culture, physical activity

January 22, 2015 1 comment

Whether a certain physical activity is associated more with a certain race could affect how often various ethnic groups engage in the activity.

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Gene mutations, diet linked with lower diabetes risk

January 22, 2015 0 comments

University researchers have found a unique interplay among race, genes and diet that may influence a person’s risk for diabetes.