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  1. Neural Markers May Predict Childhood GenerosityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | PsychCentral

    ... findings are published online in the journal Current Biology . For the study, neuroscientists at the University of Chicago wanted to find out how young children's brains evaluate whether or not to share something with others out of generosity. In ...

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  2. Around 1,500 Graduate from UNLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | KFOR-AM Lincoln

    UNL handed out around 1,500 diplomas Friday and Saturday at Pinnacle bank arena. Governor-Elect Pete Ricketts, a Graduate of the University of Chicago, gave the undergraduate commencement speech on Saturday.

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  3. Why are we so eager to embrace conspiracy theories?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | New Scientist

    ... in a meaningful way with our neighbours in tinfoil hats. Eric Oliver is a political scientist at the University of Chicago. Tom Wood is a political scientist at Ohio State University in Columbus. Their latest findings are in JAMA (vol 174, p 817) If ...

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  4. Deaf mother, advocate earns degreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | MDJonline.com

    ... on it," Hyder-Stockdale said. "That's the focus and why we decided to bring Dr. Diane Brentari (of the University of Chicago to speak on campus). She's an expert linguist and she has published several research studies regarding American Sign ...

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  5. Questioning an asthma risk - studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Times of Oman

    ... public restrooms comes from humans," said the lead author, Sean M. Gibbons, a graduate student at the University of Chicago. "Most of the things on us and in us are not only benign, but necessary for our health. So these surfaces are occupied ...

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  6. The Road to PlutocracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Daily Kos

    ... , played a major role in this movement, with his "Chicago Boys," economists, all trained at The University of Chicago. Since the 1970's, we have seen a strange reversal of what happened during the mid twentieth century. In many developing countries, ...

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  7. Microsoft invests in new Hong Kong Polytechnic University computing labRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | South China Morning Post

    ... 66 schools. US university's outreach A US$13 million gift from the Neubauer Family Foundation to the University of Chicago has created new scholarships for international students, with the goal of enriching the university's academic, cultural and ...

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  8. Child in Chicago tests negative for EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Modern Healthcare

    A child who was isolated as a potential Ebola case was released Saturday from the University of Chicago Medical Center after tests for the virus came back negative. The patient, who was discharged Saturday, had traveled to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport form a West African nation, according to a joint statement from officials at UCMC and the city and state health departments.

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  9. Small DosesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Cape Cod Times

    ... restrooms comes from humans,” said the lead author, Sean M. Gibbons, a graduate student at the University of Chicago. “Most of the things on us and in us are not only benign, but necessary for our health. So these surfaces are occupied ...

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  10. Brasch WordsDOWN for the Counts: America's Fascination with RoyaltyRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... the rise of monetarism, as promulgated by conservative economist Milton Friedman and his team at the University of Chicago. This theory holds that the only objective of government is to control the money supply to keep inflation in check, and that ...

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  11. Child tests negative for Ebola at Chicago hospitalRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | HawaiiNews

    A child being monitored for Ebola in a Chicago hospital has been discharged after testing negative for the virus, the state health agency said on Saturday. Federal officials screening for Ebola at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago detected a fever in the child, who had been held in isolation at the University of Chicago Medical Center for monitoring since Friday.

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  12. Robert Simpson, creator of hurricane wind scale, dies at 102Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Palm Beach Daily News

    ... finally landing a job at the U.S. Weather Bureau in 1940. He conducted hurricane research at the University of Chicago. In 1956, he became the first director of The NHRP, which was based at Morrison Air Force Base - now Palm Beach International ...

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  13. Public pensions: America's Greece?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... on pensions and has little appetite for dealing with the problem, says Hal Weitzman of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. This large Midwestern state, with a population of 13m (Greece has 11m, though a far smaller GDP than ...

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  14. Neuroscientists identify brain mechanisms that predict generosity in childrenRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Science Blog

    University of Chicago developmental neuroscientists have found specific brain markers that predict generosity in children. Those neural markers appear to be linked to both social and moral evaluation processes.

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  15. Here's what makes children 'generous'Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Newkerala.com

    Researcher Jean Decety at the University of Chicago said that they know that generosity in children increases as they get older, adding that neuroscientists have not yet examined the mechanisms that guide the increase in generosity. Decety added that the results of this study demonstrate that children exhibit both distinct early automatic and later more controlled patterns of neural responses when viewing scenarios showing helping and harmful behaviors.

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  16. Mark Landsbaum: Gifts bought with next year's moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Wave

    ... businesses' behavior to the point that Obamacare's costs "outweigh its benefits," says Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago economics professor. President Obama's gift to immigrants - ones who eluded border guards - promises ramifications for ...

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  17. Harry Fozzard, pioneer in study of cardiac muscle activity, 1931-2014Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PressReleasePoint

    ... country. It remains active today, under the direction of James Liao, cardiology section chief at the University of Chicago. Harry Allen Fozzard was born April 22, 1931, in Jacksonville, Fla. He attended Washington and Lee University, in Lexington, ...

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  18. Have ARMs helped homeowners?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Bank Rate

    ... a key role in keeping millions of homeowners afloat, says Amit Seru, professor of finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. In the following interview, Seru talks about the salutary effect of ARMs, and how they may be preferable ...

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  19. Here`s what makes children `generous`Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Big News Network.com

    ... is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Researcher Jean Decety at the University of Chicago said that they know that generosity in children increases as they get older, adding that neuroscientists have not yet examined ...

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  20. UCLA faculty voice: It's lazy and inaccurate to say all terrorists are "crazy"Read the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | PressReleasePoint

    ... is titled: "The Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon: Towards a Political History of Madness" (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014). Thinking L.A. is a partnership of UCLA and ZA3calo Public Square. On Oct. 22, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau fatally wounded ...

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