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Building a better salt trap: Scientists synthesize a molecular 'cage' to trap chloride

Indiana University researchers have synthesized a powerful new molecule to trap chloride salts. The technology has the potential to reduce its seepage into freshwater systems, which is a threat to drinkable water across the globe.
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Host in the machine: immune system changes human behaviour when Toxo invades

Rabies spreads by making dogs aggressive. Toxoplasma gondii parasites are a bit more subtle. Microbiologist Bill Sullivan from Indiana University in the US explains.
Tags: Biology, US, Indiana University, Toxoplasma, Bill Sullivan, Toxo

Novel tool helps providers identify and track underlying causes of chronic conditions

An easy to use, brief, inexpensive new tool developed and validated by researchers at the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University will help healthcare providers track and potentially identify early onset of more complex, serious underlying issues that could otherwise go undetected.
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Tracking symptoms: New Regenstrief and IU tool helps providers identify underlying causes

An easy to use, brief, inexpensive new tool that tracks symptoms such as pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, memory problems, anxiety and depression in older adults, developed and validated by researchers at the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University, will help healthcare providers potentially identify early onset of more complex, serious underlying issues that could otherwise go undetected.
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Geek Estate Labs is Open for Business

When people ask what I do, I generally say “real estate technology consulting.” However, if you consider real estate tech to be anything that relates to buying, selling, renting, or home ownership…well, that could mean virtually anything. The new Geek Estate Labs landing page is meant to provide more clarity on how we serve startups and enterprises. Most of our services fall into two buckets: Content strategy and copywriting, for clients such as CREtech, Fifth Wall, CityBldr, and Remarkably. A ...
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Can You Recession-Proof Your Business?, The Changing B2B Buyer, Should You be Vlogging? The Importance of Employee Benefits and Other Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know

17 Things Business Owners Need to Know By Rieva Lesonsky 1—What Goes Up in a Down Economy? Is a recession imminent? Maybe. But don’t panic. Some businesses and even industries seem to flourish during economic downturns. What’s their secret and how can we learn from their success? The businesses that succeed during the dips are also predictable. Industries in cosmetics and skincare, tobacco, alcohol, even candy continue to thrive as a testament to the power of consumer spending no matter the...
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Peering into the past, scientists discover bacteria transformed a viral threat to survive

A study led by Indiana University researchers reports the first known evidence of bacteria stealing genetic material from their own worst enemy, bacteriophages, and transforming it to survive.
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appreciation: Richard Lugar Was Not Afraid to Lead

He saw a vital global role for America that went beyond party lines.
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Black Hole Photo Used Supercomputers and Cloud Computing To Prove Einstein Right

An anonymous reader quotes The Next Web: As stunning and ground-breaking as it is, the EHT project is not just about taking on a challenge. It's an unprecedented test of whether Einstein's ideas about the very nature of space and time hold up in extreme circumstances, and looks closer than ever before at the role of black holes in the universe. To cut a long story short: Einstein was right.... His general theory of relativity has passed two serious tests from the universe's most extreme condit...
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Mumps Cases At Indiana University More Than Double In A Week Amid Outbreak

Temple University in Philadelphia had been dealing with a similar outbreak that sickened more than 100 people.
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College dealing with a mumps outbreak. Most cases are linked to a fraternity

While the US grapples with a measles outbreak unlike any we've seen in decades, Indiana University has a different problem on its hands: mumps.
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Indiana University is dealing with a mumps outbreak -- and most cases are linked to a fraternity

At least 16 cases have been reported at the Bloomington campus since February 12
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Living With Cancer: The Lifesaving Power in Stem Cells

Liars and thieves should not be allowed to detract from legitimate scientific research that has made umbilical cord blood mystic in its regenerative powers.
Tags: News, Parenting, Cancer, Leukemia, Stem Cells, Blood Donation, Indiana University, Bone Marrow, Health Insurance and Managed Care, Transplants, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Broxmeyer, Hal E

Pervin Taleyarkhan received award from American Bar Association’s Section of Intellectual Property Law

Pervin Taleyarkhan has received an award from the American Bar Association’s Section of Intellectual Property Law. She received the honor in “Recognition for Outstanding Leadership Contribution” on April 10 during the section’s annual spring conference. The event took place in Arlington, Virginia. Taleyarkhan is Legal Counsel for Whirlpool Corporation in Benton Harbor, Michigan. She serves on the Board of Editors for the ABA Journal, and is a Young Lawyer Fellow for the Section on Intellectual...
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Transparency from charities about how funds are used builds trust and increases giving

Charitable and humanitarian organizations are increasingly tapping into a $30 billion crowdfunding market, not only to raise funds but to build donors' trust by being more transparent, according to research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
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Meet a Local Comics Writer: A Chat with Emily Whitten

by Mike Rhode Emily Whitten is a long-time comics journalist who's just made the jump to writing comics herself. Her new book, The Underfoot, co-written with Ben Fisher and drawn by Michelle Nguyen came out yesterday in comic book stores and will be for sale more widely in two weeks. Emily answered our usual questions, with a few additional ones specific to her new book. What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?  I am co-creator and co-writer of The Underfoot, a new original graphic novel...
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Bob Knight makes first public appearance at Indiana University since 2000 farewell speech

Legendary Indiana University basketball coach Bob Knight was seen at a baseball doubleheader on campus on Saturday.            [Author: Indianapolis Star]
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Tweeting while viewing doesn't diminish TV advertising's reach and often leads to shopping

People watching 'social shows' like 'Dancing with the Stars' or 'The Bachelor' on television and simultaneously sharing their views on Twitter are more likely to be committed to the program and shop online, according to new research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.
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How I teach my friends to know what's actually true online

Editor's note: Madelyn Knight, 18, is a senior at Southport High School in Indianapolis and is the editor-in-chief of the school news magazine, The Journal. She was recently awarded the 2019 Indiana High School Journalist of the Year by the Indiana High School Press Association.  MediaWise is part of the Google News Initiative and is a Google.orgfunded partnership between The Poynter Institute for Media Studies, the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG), theLocal Media Association(LMA) and the...
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Trump Ignores ‘Gathering Momentum’ Of Far-Right Violence Worldwide

In the immediate aftermath of the Christchurch mosque attacks, President Donald Trump said only a “small group of people that have very, very serious problems” adhere to white nationalist ideology. But experts who study far-right extremism say that the Trump administration is ignoring the clear and present danger posed by racist violence. Though inadequate and inconsistent tracking of these crimes makes it more difficult to accurately assess them, experts told TPM, the numbers that do exist s...
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Believing in "meritocracy" makes you act like a dick

The term "meritocracy" was popularized in the UK sociologist Michael Young's 1958 novel, "The Rise of the Meritocracy," in which aristocrats insist that they are the natural rulers of their society based on "objective" measures of worth ("merit" + "aristocracy" = "meritocracy") that are obviously tilted to favor them, a fact that they are conveniently blind to. But satire has a way of being overtaken by doctrine, and today, a majority of Americans believe that they live in a meritocracy wh...
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Safariland Group Announces Brad E. Williams as President

Brad E. Williams JACKSONVILLE, Florida – -( The Safariland Group (“Safariland” or the “Company”), a leading global provider of safety and survivability products designed for the public safety, military, professional and outdoor markets, today announced it has named Brad E. Williams as president. Williams, previously the Company’s executive vice president and COO, will report to Warren B. Kanders, Chairman and CEO of the Maui Acquisition Corporation, Safariland’s parent company....
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Former Dem Senator Who Authored Landmark Title IX Law Dies At 91

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Birch Bayh, who championed the federal law banning discrimination against women in college admissions and sports, died at his home Thursday at age 91. Bayh was surrounded by family at his home in Easton, Maryland, when he died shortly after midnight from pneumonia, his family said in a statement. His son, Evan, followed him into politics and became Indiana’s governor and a senator. The liberal Democrat had a back-slapping, humorous campaigning style that he...
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TaylorMade Releases TP5 PIX Golf Balls

“White, round, and sits on the ground” isn’t where the premium ball market is headed, at least not according to Mike Fox, Category Director for TaylorMade’s golf ball division. Instead, the future of the golf ball will be built around added visual technology to improve feedback and theoretically, performance. TaylorMade collaborated with Indiana University to best determine how to implement visual technology in a golf ball, and the TP5 Pix (short for pixelated) is the result. Fundamentally, the ...
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A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you

'We are true to our creed when a little girl born into the bleakest poverty knows that she has the same chance to succeed as anybody else …' Barack Obama, inaugural address, 2013 'We must create a level playing field for American companies and workers.' Donald Trump, inaugural address, 2017Meritocracy has become a leading social ideal. Politicians across the ideological spectrum continually return to the theme that the rewards of life – money, power, jobs, university admission – should be distri...
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Scientists create novel tool to advance search for antibacterial drugs

Indiana University researchers are advancing knowledge about how bacteria build their cell walls that could contribute to the search for new antibacterial drugs. They have created a new tool to observe living cells in real time under a microscope.
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New chemical probes advance search for new antibiotics

Researchers at Indiana University have invented a new method to observe bacterial build cell walls in real time that could contribute to the search for new antibacterial drugs.
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Believing in yourself can backfire when investing in equity crowdfunded ventures

Normally, it's good to believe in yourself. But research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business indicates that it can be bad advice for amateurs investing online in unregulated, sometimes risky, equity crowdfunded ventures.
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Huge Study Finds Professors' Attitudes Affect Students' Grades (slashdot)

A huge study at Indiana University, led by Elizabeth Canning, finds that the attitudes of instructors affect the grades their students earned in classes. The researchers conducted their study by sending out a simple survey to all the instructors of STEM courses at Indiana University, asking whether professors felt that a student's intelligence is fixed and unchanging or whether they thought it could be developed. Then, the researchers were given access to two years' worth of students' grades in ...
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I Think You Can == Good Pedagogy

Via Slashdot, A huge study at Indiana University, led by Elizabeth Canning, finds that the attitudes of instructors affect the grades their students earned in classes. [Note: Link didn’t work for me, article may not be generally available yet.] The researchers conducted their study by sending out a simple survey to all the instructors of STEM courses at Indiana University, asking whether professors felt that a student’s intelligence is fixed and unchanging or whether they thought it could be dev...
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