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American Journal of Education

Districts Weigh Student Retention With Stigma of Being 'Held-Back'

Aug 29, 2014

Diversity ‘not considered’ in first cut for PhD admissions

Jul 25, 2014

The Never-Ending Controversy Over All-Girls Education

May 13, 2014

The Never-Ending Controversy Over All-Girls Education

May 13, 2014

How Recent Immigration Complicates Our Racial Justice Policies

May 13, 2014

How Bad Education Policies Demoralize Teachers

Feb 7, 2012

News Brief: Absenteeism

May 11, 2011

Access to Challenging Math Courses Varies Widely, Study Says

Education Week covers research by William H. Schmidt, Leland S. Cogan, Richard T. Houang, and Curtis C. McKnight, "Content Coverage Differences across Districts/States: A Persisting Challenge for U.S. Education Policy."

Apr 29, 2011

Academics, Too, Can Be Led Astray by College Rankings, Study Finds

Apr 25, 2010

American Journal of Sociology

Census Bureau wants to stop collecting marriage, divorce data

Nov 26, 2014

Cash-strapped parents choosing to have only one baby, survey finds

Nov 17, 2014

Coming out on your resume? Great idea, especially if you’re black

Jul 1, 2014

The Never-Ending Controversy Over All-Girls Education

May 13, 2014

How Recent Immigration Complicates Our Racial Justice Policies

May 13, 2014

How Teens Choose Their Friends

Jan 14, 2014

Smaller Classes May Be Key to High School Friendships

Jan 14, 2014

Friendship Starts in Latin Class

Jan 14, 2014

The Surprising Way Teenagers Make Friends

Jan 14, 2014

How teens choose their friends

Jan 14, 2014

Speed Dating Study Yields Conversation Keys

Speed Dating Study Yields Conversation Keys

Jun 17, 2013

Speed Dating? Watch Your Mouth

Speed Dating? Watch Your Mouth

Jun 17, 2013

New Stanford research on speed dating examines what makes couples 'click' in four minutes

New Stanford research on speed dating examines what makes couples 'click' in four minutes

Jun 17, 2013

7 Secrets for an Amazing First Date

7 Secrets for an Amazing First Date
A new study reveals the sometimes counter-intuitive factors that make your connection sizzle…or fizzle

Jun 17, 2013

Me, Myself, and I: New Dating Study Says Narcissism Is Underrated

Me, Myself, and I: New Dating Study Says Narcissism Is Underrated

Jun 17, 2013

The Meritocracy Machine Hiccups

Apr 24, 2012

Why Men in Female-Centric Professions Spend More Time on ‘Guy’ Chores

Mar 2, 2012

Wealth Matters: People with Stuff Are More Likely to Marry

Time covers research by Daniel Schneider, "Wealth and the Marital Divide."

Oct 12, 2011

Study: Openly Gay Males 40% Less Likely to Receive Job Interviews

Oct 6, 2011

Why gay men don't get job interviews

Oct 5, 2011

Another Reason to Avoid His Friends

Sep 16, 2011

Unemployed Men Are More Likely to Divorce

Time Magazine covers research by Liana C. Sayer, Paula England, Paul D. Allison, and Nicole Kangas, "She Left, He Left: How Employment and Satisfaction Affect Women’s and Men’s Decisions to Leave Marriages."
 

Jul 11, 2011

Unemployment increases risk of divorce for men

The Telegraph covers reserach by Liana C. Sayer, Paula England, Paul D. Allison, and Nicole Kangas, "She Left, He Left: How Employment and Satisfaction Affect Women’s and Men’s Decisions to Leave Marriages."
 

Jun 21, 2011

Today in Research: Car Owners Are Ready for Marriage

The Atlantic covers research by Daniel Schneider, "Wealth and the Marital Divide."

Feb 12, 2012

The American Naturalist

Aussie bees fight 'hive wars'

Nov 17, 2014

Zoologger: The bird that mimics a toxic caterpillar

Nov 17, 2014

Cory's shearwater is able to provide immune protection to its offspring up to six years after being vaccinated

Nov 17, 2014

Ship noise makes cuttlefish change color

Oct 14, 2014

Mirror turtle ants thrive by going undercover

Oct 6, 2014

Where did these hybrid fish come from?

Aug 19, 2014

Cuckoos beat competition by laying ‘cryptic’ eggs

Aug 19, 2014

Baby cries, the universal language: Mammals respond to distress calls of newborns regardless of species

Aug 19, 2014

Seeking long-lived mammals, paleontologist finds two that lasted at least 23 million years

May 8, 2014

Earwigs, poop meals, and your social heritage explained

May 8, 2014

Musical Mice Sing to Fend Off Rivals

Oct 7, 2013

Praying Mantis Mimics Flower to Trick Prey

Oct 7, 2013

For island snakes, ultimate size depends on mouth size at birth

May 16, 2012

Cheating Cuts Offspring Fitness

May 10, 2012

Eggy Arms Race

New Scientist covers research by Claire N. Spottiswoode and Martin Stevens, "Host-Parasite Arms Races and Rapid Changes in Bird Egg Appearance."

Apr 18, 2012

Double trouble from Colorado pine beetles

Mar 19, 2012

Climate Change Sends Beetles Into Overdrive

Mar 16, 2012

Double trouble from Colorado pine beetles

Mar 16, 2012

Aussie Lizards Lick Toad Terror with Evolution

Discovery News covers research by Samantha J. Price-Rees, Gregory P. Brown, and Richard Shine, "Interacting Impacts of Invasive Plants and Invasive Toads on Native Lizards."

Feb 28, 2012

Cane toads lose their killer touch in east Australia

New Scientist covers research by Samantha J. Price-Rees, Gregory P. Brown, and Richard Shine, "Interacting Impacts of Invasive Plants and Invasive Toads on Native Lizards."

Jan 27, 2012

Evolution: Watching Speciation Occur

Dec 18, 2011

Amazonian frogs: Beautiful, toxic and diverse

Dec 1, 2011

Poison Frogs Dress in Hometown Colors

Nov 21, 2011

Why Are There So Many Colors of Poisonous Frogs?

Nov 4, 2011

Thirsty frogs make do with dew

Science News covers research by Christopher R. Tracy, Nathalie Laurence, and Keith A. Christian: "Condensation onto the Skin as a Means for Water Gain by Tree Frogs in Tropical Australia."

Oct 22, 2011

Climate change is causing Earth’s animals to shrink

io9.com covers research by Jack Forster, Andrew G. Hirst, and Guy Woodward: "Growth and Development Rates Have Different Thermal Responses."
 

Oct 18, 2011

Australian Frogs Do the Dew

Science covers research by Christopher R. Tracy, Nathalie Laurence, and Keith A. Christian: "Condensation onto the Skin as a Means for Water Gain by Tree Frogs in Tropical Australia."
 

Sep 2, 2011

Cloned Fathers Mate With Insect Daughters—From Inside

Aug 17, 2011

Strange Insect Incest May Spell the End for Males

Jul 28, 2011

A Male That May Mate Its Kind Into Extinction

Jul 18, 2011

Comparative Education Review

Bill O’Reilly’s “Asian privilege” disgrace: The Fox News host needs some basic history lessons

Sep 5, 2014

Crime and Justice - Electronic Edition

The war on drugs claimed my father. It didn't get me, but I'm the exception

Sep 26, 2014

Critical Inquiry

Best Articles on the Middle East of 2013

Foreign Policy recognizes Lisa Wedeen's article, "Ideology and Humor in Dark Times: Notes from Syria" as the best article on the Middle East in 2013.

Jan 2, 2012

For Love or Money

The Wilson Quarterly features an article on Evan Kindley's essay, "Big Criticism."

Jan 2, 2012

Current Anthropology

Blooming Human Society and Technology Boom Linked to Less Testosterone

Aug 19, 2014

Re-designing Food Systems

May 12, 2014

Flap Over Study Linking Poverty to Biology Exposes Gulfs Among Disciplines

Feb 28, 2013

Convergent Evolution: Hyenas Offer Clues To The Human Past

Feb 28, 2013

Sex, Lies, and Separating Science From Ideology

Feb 28, 2013

Determinism and Its Enemies Are Still Waging War over the Soul of Science

Feb 28, 2013

Why Are Our Brains So Ridiculously Big? Tool use and exploration may be just side effects of social skills.

Oct 30, 2012

World's First Temple! Or Not...

Dec 10, 2011

Piles of ancient rubbish could prove incredible temple that's 6,500 years older than Stonehenge was actually a house

Oct 19, 2011

Historic shrine or Stone Age condo? Scientist doubts 'first temple' claim

Oct 11, 2011

Canadian professor disputes 'first temple' claims

Oct 11, 2011

Oldest mine in the Americas found

MSNBC.com's Cosmic Log covers research by Diego Salazar, D. Jackson, J. L. Guendon, H. Salinas, D. Morata, V. Figueroa, G. Manríquez, and V. Castro: "Early Evidence (ca. 12,000 BP) for Iron Oxide Mining on the Pacific Coast of South America." (June 2011).
 

May 20, 2011

Oldest New World Mine Uncovered

USA Today covers research by Diego Salazar, D. Jackson, J. L. Guendon, H. Salinas, D. Morata, V. Figueroa, G. Manríquez, and V. Castro, "Early Evidence (ca. 12,000 BP) for Iron Oxide Mining on the Pacific Coast of South America." (June 2011).
 

May 20, 2011

Ethics

A Prayer for Liberals

Jun 18, 2014

Freshwater Science

Rare insect found only in glacier national park imperiled by melting glaciers

Dec 19, 2014

Study: Melting glaciers threaten rare insect that feeds trout

Dec 19, 2014

Sampling rivers for genes rather than organisms

Dec 19, 2014

Insect molting is 'like having your lungs ripped out'

Jul 25, 2014

Mountaintop removal for coal hurts water quality and harms fish, study says

Jul 25, 2014

Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology

Our Superbug Problem

Nov 17, 2014

Ebola And Scuba Diving Share a Common Safety Protocol: Buddy System

Nov 17, 2014

Study Reports Hospital Patients do not Wash their Hands Enough

Oct 14, 2014

Excess antibiotic use in hospitals creates $163 million in preventable costs

Sep 19, 2014

'Peer effect' increases hand hygiene among health workers in hospitals

Sep 19, 2014

Penn Study: Electronic Alerts Significantly Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

Aug 29, 2014

'Nightmare bacteria' cases rise five-fold in Southeastern U.S.

Aug 19, 2014

Five-fold increase in CRE superbug infections at southeastern U.S. hospitals has researchers warning of epidemic

Jul 25, 2014

6 Hygiene Products You Should Never Share with ANYONE

Jul 1, 2014

New Strategies to Combat MRSA in Hospitals

Jun 18, 2014

Surgical site infection prevention is aim of new guideline

Jun 18, 2014

Antimicrobial copper leads to patient safety

Jun 18, 2014

Expert Guidance Strengthens Strategies to Prevent Most Common and Costly Infection

May 19, 2014

New CDC Study Confirms Effectiveness of UV-C Disinfection in Reducing Harmful Pathogens for Hospitals

Apr 19, 2013

Safer Hospital Rooms

Apr 15, 2013

Patients are too embarrassed to ask doctors if they have washed their hands

Patients are too embarrassed to ask doctors if they have washed their hands

Dec 6, 2012

Patients Should Ask Docs to Scrub

Patients Should Ask Docs to Scrub

Mar 16, 2012

Hospital Saved Millions by Keeping Close Eye on Antibiotic Use

U.S. News and World Report covers research by Harold C. Standiford, Shannon Chan, Megan Tripoli, Elizabeth Weekes, Graeme N. Forrest, "Antimicrobial Stewardship at a Large Tertiary Care Academic Medical Center: Cost Analysis Before, During, and After a 7-Year Program."

Mar 16, 2012

Study Links Water Wall, Legionnaires' Disease Uptick

NPR's All Things Considered covers research by Thomas E. Haupt, Richard T. Heffernan, James J. Kazmierczak, Henry Nehls-Lowe, Bruce Rheineck, Christine Powell, Kathryn K. Leonhardt, Amit S. Chitnis, and Jeffrey P. Davis, "An Outbreak of Legionnaires Disease Associated with a Decorative Water Wall Fountain in a Hospital."
 

Jan 11, 2012

Hospital Fountain Linked to Disease Outbreak in Wisconsin

ABC News covers research by Thomas E. Haupt, Richard T. Heffernan, James J. Kazmierczak, Henry Nehls-Lowe, Bruce Rheineck, Christine Powell, Kathryn K. Leonhardt, Amit S. Chitnis, and Jeffrey P. Davis, "An Outbreak of Legionnaires Disease Associated with a Decorative Water Wall Fountain in a Hospital."

Jan 11, 2012

Hospital fountain linked to Legionnaires’ outbreak

The Washington Post covers research by Thomas E. Haupt, Richard T. Heffernan, James J. Kazmierczak, Henry Nehls-Lowe, Bruce Rheineck, Christine Powell, Kathryn K. Leonhardt, Amit S. Chitnis, and Jeffrey P. Davis, "An Outbreak of Legionnaires Disease Associated with a Decorative Water Wall Fountain in a Hospital."
 

Jan 10, 2012

Gloves Are No Guarantee Your Doctor’s Hands Are Clean

The New York Times covers research by Christopher Fuller, Joanne Savage, Sarah Besser,Andrew Hayward ,Barry Cookson, Ben Cooper, and Sheldon Stone, "'The Dirty Hand in the Latex Glove': A Study of Hand Hygiene Compliance When Gloves Are Worn."
 

Nov 8, 2011

Cost of Compassion: Drug Resistance in Military Hospitals

Wired covers research by Deena E. Sutter , Linda U. Bradshaw, Lucas H. Simkins, Amy M. Summers, Michael Atha, Robert L. Elwood, Janelle L. Robertson, Clinton K. Murray, Glenn W. Wortmann,and Duane R. Hospenthal, "High Incidence of Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacteria Recovered from Afghan Patients at a Deployed US Military Hospital."

Aug 24, 2011

Journal of Consumer Research

5 Ways Children Learn to Hate Vegetables

Dec 22, 2014

Will Ice Bucket Challenge Have Lasting Value?

Sep 5, 2014

Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables Through Inaction

Aug 19, 2014

This column will change your life: if it's good for you, it can't be nice

Aug 19, 2014

Low-calorie menus are actually making you fatter

Aug 19, 2014

Why We're Hooked On Social Networks

Jul 25, 2014

The more you're made to feel unworthy of a product, the more you wind up wanting it

Jun 30, 2014

14 Ways To Bust Out Of A Creativity Rut

Jun 18, 2014

The Manager In Red Sneakers: How To Gain More Respect At The Office

Jun 18, 2014

JCR In the News

Jun 4, 2014

JCR In the News

Jun 4, 2014

JCR In the News

Jun 4, 2014

JCR In the News

Jun 4, 2014

How Men and Women Complain About Companies

May 8, 2014

JCR In the News

Feb 4, 2013

The Journal of Geology

The Scablands: A scarred landscape as strange as fiction

Oct 14, 2014

Microscopic Diamonds Suggest Cosmic Impact Responsible For Major Period Of Climate

Sep 19, 2014

Do tiny diamonds prove that the 'Big Freeze' was caused by a cosmic impact? Nanocrystals hint that asteroid hit Earth 12,800 years ago

Sep 19, 2014

Aran Islands Mystery Solved: No Tsunami Required

Forbes.com covers research by Rónadh Cox, Danielle B. Zentner, Brian J. Kirchner, and Mea S. Cook, "Boulder Ridges on the Aran Islands (Ireland): Recent Movements Caused by Storm Waves, Not Tsunami."

May 1, 2012

Boom and bust cycle of marine biodiversity every 60 million years linked to uplifting of continents

Smithsonian Science covers research by Adrian L. Melott, Richard K. Bambach, Kenni D. Petersen, and John M. McArthur, "A ~60 Myr periodicity is common to marine-87Sr/86Sr, fossil biodiversity, and large-scale sedimentation: what does the periodicity reflect?" (forthcoming)

Feb 23, 2012

Earth may have a 'pulse' every 60million years that's been causing mysterious mass extinctions

The Daily Mail covers research by Adrian L. Melott, Richard K. Bambach, Kenni D. Petersen, and John M. McArthur, "A ~60 Myr periodicity is common to marine-87Sr/86Sr, fossil biodiversity, and large-scale sedimentation: what does the periodicity reflect?" (forthcoming)

Feb 23, 2012

The Earth might have a "pulse" that causes extinctions every 60 million years

io9.com covers research by Adrian L. Melott, Richard K. Bambach, Kenni D. Petersen, and John M. McArthur, "A ~60 Myr periodicity is common to marine-87Sr/86Sr, fossil biodiversity, and large-scale sedimentation: what does the periodicity reflect?" (forthcoming)

Feb 22, 2012

Journal of Human Capital

Dating Tip For the Serious: Find Someone With Similar Education

May 3, 2011

Movie Star Couples Share Educational Backgrounds

May 3, 2011

An Educational Caste System

Apr 29, 2011

Lessons From Hollywood: Why Education Matters in Marriage

Apr 28, 2011

Journal of Labor Economics

You smell like you agree!

Oct 6, 2014

The Obesity Epidemic Lumbers on as We Fight Symptoms Rather Than Causes

Jun 30, 2014

A Strike Against Unilateral Divorce

The Boston Globe covers research by Julio Cáceres-Delpiano and Eugenio Giolito, "The Impact of Unilateral Divorce on Crime."

Jan 8, 2012

Want to go to college, kid? Check the home value

MSNBC and Today cover reserach by Michael F. Lovenheim, "The Effect of Liquid Housing Wealth on College Enrollment."

Sep 20, 2011

Lower Housing Prices Could Lead To Lower College Attendance: Study

Sep 16, 2011

The Booming, Busting Geography of College Enrollment

The Atlantic covers research by Michael F. Lovenheim, "The Effect of Liquid Housing Wealth on College Enrollment."
 

Sep 16, 2011

The Journal of Law and Economics

Timing Everything with NFL Contracts

Aug 19, 2014

As Colorado Loosened Its Marijuana Laws, Underage Consumption And Traffic Fatalities Fell

Aug 19, 2014

It’s a sex crime not to report a change of address

Jul 25, 2014

Can economic reforms reduce a country's murder rate?

Apr 1, 2013

Stigma Instead of Safety

Oct 3, 2011

Stigma Instead of Safety

Oct 3, 2011

Are Sex Offender Laws Backfiring?

Sep 1, 2011

Do Our Laws Encourage Sex Offenders?

Aug 30, 2011

Follow evidence, not gut feeling, on sex offenders

Aug 28, 2011

But they make us feel like we're doing something, right?

Aug 15, 2011

The Journal of Modern History

Eric Pickles's curry college will hardly champion integration

Nov 25, 2011

Journal of Near Eastern Studies

World’s Oldest Weather Report Could Alter Egyptian History

May 13, 2014

Journal of Political Economy

Radical uncertainty: Why the Scots could ignore business and follow the crowd

Oct 6, 2014

Busting 5 Myths About the U.S.-UN Relationship

Sep 26, 2014

The road to failure is paved with good intentions

Sep 5, 2014

Right-to-Work Law Would Help Put Ontario Back on Track

Sep 5, 2014

The road to failure is paved with good intentions

Sep 5, 2014

European immigrants to America in early 20th century assimilated successfully, Stanford economist says

Aug 19, 2014

New Emissions-Curbing Strategy: Buy Coal in Ground and Lock Up Supply

Apr 13, 2012

How Incumbents in Washington Hurt the Economy

The Pacific Standard (formerly Miller-McCune) covers research by Lauren Cohen, Joshua Coval, and Christopher Malloy, "Do Powerful Politicians Cause Corporate Downsizing?"

Mar 1, 2012

1304_USAtoday_YArecession

Dec 8, 2011

Tiger Woods Made Other Golfers Worse

Dec 8, 2011

Tax Burdens Tilt Coastal, and System’s Fairness Is Debated

Nov 11, 2011

Uncommon Knowledge: Saving up for a Boy

Jul 3, 2011

Are presidential candidates buying your vote?

The L.A. Times covers research by Eddie Dekel, Matthew O. Jackson, and Asher Wolinsky, "Vote Buying: General Elections."

Jun 14, 2011

One Person, One Vote? Not Exactly

The New York Times covers research by Brian Knight and Nathan Schiff, "Momentum and Social Learning in Presidential Primaries."

May 31, 2011

The Journal of Politics

Women Pay More Attention to Politics When Their Senator Is a Woman

Sep 17, 2014

Believe It Or Not, 2014’s Political Ads Have Been More Negative Than Ever

Sep 17, 2014

Do Negative Political Ads Work?

Sep 17, 2014

Study: Politically Engaged Liberals and Conservatives Don’t Want to Be Neighbors

Sep 17, 2014

The Library Quarterly: Information, Community, Policy

Bibliometrics: Is your most cited work your best?

Nov 17, 2014

The Horrible, Oppressive History of Book Burning in America

Oct 6, 2014

Physiological and Biochemical Zoology

Sprinting Salmon Face Tragic Deaths

Aug 29, 2014

Summertime cholesterol consumption key for wintertime survival for Siberian hamsters

Jun 18, 2014

Antarctic Seal Pups Face Climate Change Woes

Livescience.com covers research by Birgitte I. McDonald, Michael E. Goebel, Daniel E. Crocker, and Daniel P. Costa, "Dynamic Influence of Maternal and Pup Traits on Maternal Care during Lactation in an Income Breeder, the Antarctic Fur Seal."

Mar 21, 2012

Antarctic seal pups face challenges from climate change

MSNBC.com covers research by Birgitte I. McDonald, Michael E. Goebel, Daniel E. Crocker, and Daniel P. Costa, "Dynamic Influence of Maternal and Pup Traits on Maternal Care during Lactation in an Income Breeder, the Antarctic Fur Seal."

Mar 21, 2012

Seal Pups Face Climate Change Woes

Discovery News covers research by Birgitte I. McDonald, Michael E. Goebel, Daniel E. Crocker, and Daniel P. Costa, "Dynamic Influence of Maternal and Pup Traits on Maternal Care during Lactation in an Income Breeder, the Antarctic Fur Seal."

Mar 21, 2012

Alcoholics of the Animal World

Sep 16, 2011

Why don’t asexual fish hybrids rule the world?

May 3, 2011

Giant Hummingbirds: Running a Little Hot, but Not On Empty

ScienceDaily.com covers research by María José Fernández, Robert Dudley, and Francisco Bozinovic, “Comparative Energetics of the Giant Hummingbird (Patagona gigas)."
 

May 2, 2011

What Keeps an Asexual Fish Species from Taking Over?

May 2, 2011

Publications of the Astronomical Society
of the Pacific

Dragonfly Telephoto Array Discovers Seven Dwarf Galaxies around Messier 101

Jul 25, 2014

The Quarterly Review of Biology

More holistic approach needed when studying diets of our ancestors

Dec 22, 2014

How much -- and when?' Life-history trade-offs a factor in whole-organism performance

Dec 22, 2014

Deepak Chopra On How To Modify Your Own Genes

May 19, 2014

Have we been looking at Multiple Sclerosis all wrong?

io9.com covers research by Angelique Corthals, "Multiple Sclerosis is Not a Disease of the Immune System."

Jan 27, 2012

What makes for a beautiful visage, and why, may have been discovered accidentally on a Russian fur farm

Jan 2, 2012

Is multiple sclerosis really an immune system disease?

Jan 2, 2012

Eating Dirt

Public Radio International's Living On Earth covers research by Sera L. Young, Paul W. Sherman, Julius B. Lucks, and Gretel H. Pelto, "Why On Earth?: Evaluating Hypotheses About The Physiological Functions Of Human Geophagy."

Jun 10, 2011

Signs

Threadbared blog ties together a world of issues

Apr 3, 2011

Social Service Review

Work-Promoting Safety Net Reforms Have Helped the Poor

Jun 30, 2014