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Science & Research Roundup: Nov. 10, 2015

Examining misconceptions about appendicitis Researchers from the Hasbro Children’s Hospital surveyed children suspected to have appendicitis and their parents to examine their perceptions of the condition. An article recounting their findings was published online Nov. 3 in the Journal of Pediatric ...

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Science & Research Roundup: Nov. 3, 2015

One small step for man, one giant leap for Martian kind In response to requests from NASA for potential landing sites for human exploration of Mars, University researchers have made suggestions based on their research, according to an Oct. 28 University press release. Professor of Earth, Environmental ...

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Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 27, 2015

Selection bias A study led by a School of Public Health researcher examines the effect of selection bias in cohort studies, following the same group of people over many years. The paper was published online Oct. 19 in the journal Epidemiology. Selection bias can occur when a non-random subgroup drops ...

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Science & Research Roundup: September 10, 2015

Researchers recommend new pneumonia drug dosage for obese patients A new study conducted by researchers at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which is affiliated with the Brown Alpert Medical School, examines the ideal dose of medicine for administration to obese and extremely obese patients presumed ...

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Researchers link feedback loops, ecosystems

Merging physics and environmental science, an interdisciplinary team including a University researcher recently published a paper examining how feedback loops influence ecosystem changes. The paper, published online March 30 in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, discusses how feedback loops ...

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Science & Research Roundup: April 7, 2015

Researchers outline diagnosis criteria for pregnant women with headaches A recent study led by a physician affiliated with the Alpert Medical School suggests a framework for diagnosing pregnant women who come to the emergency room with headaches. The paper detailing this framework was published in last ...

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