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  1. 'In 1492, Columbus sailed the oceans blue. And brought back syphilis.'Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | SCAtoday.net

    Medical researchers have long sought the origins of the sexually-transmitted disease syphilis, but most now believe that the pox was brought back by Christopher Columbus from one of his voyages to the New World. LiveScience recently published an Op-Ed from the Conversation .

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  2. The Conversation: Wizardsa Drew Gooden on rebounding, playing time and goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Washington Times

    Washington Wizards forward Drew Gooden is in his 13th NBA season. During the past month, Kris Humphries' injury opened up minutes for Gooden , and he has delivered.

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  3. How Do We Solve Science's Credibility Problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    ... implementing the transparency proposals will help science fulfill its purpose of discovering the truth. The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the ...

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  4. Unity sets forum for 'disruptive ideas' on climateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Editor at Oxford University Press' Research Encyclopedia Climate Science and "The Age of Us" columnist at The Conversation. The author of more than 70 peer-reviewed studies, scholarly book chapters, and reports, at Northeastern University he teaches ...

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  5. Daredevil's Showrunner on Bringing Gritty Heroes to LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Wired

    ... the classic films of the '70s is terms of what we wanted to do: Dog Day Afternoon , The French Connection , The Conversation - movies that had that gritty New York feel. It was one of the reasons we wanted to shoot in New York. It's cheaper to shoot ...

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  6. Boost Your Memory By Associating It With Feelings; How Emotions Help...Read the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | BioSpace

    ... the study, Joseph Dunsmoor and Vishnu Murty of the Psychology Department at New York University, write in The Conversation that such trivial events in life can become not-so-trivial in our minds if we experienced either a positive or negative ...

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  7. Brontosaurus and Pluto ready for triumphant return?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Press-Telegram

    ... according to a prediction by astronomy professor David A. Weintraub of Vanderbilt University on the website The Conversation. It's a well-reasoned prediction and takes aim at the evil cabal of Plutophobic members of the International Astronomical ...

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  8. Boost Your Memory By Associating It With Feelings; How Emotions Help Recall InformationRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Medical Daily

    ... the study, Joseph Dunsmoor and Vishnu Murty of the Psychology Department at New York University, write in The Conversation that such trivial events in life can become not-so-trivial in our minds if we experienced either a positive or negative ...

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  9. Internet addictions - cause health risks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Argus

    ... can harm the parent-child bond, and can make addicts prone to mood swings. Writing in the academic website The Conversation, he said: "The problem with the topic of digital addiction is that there are no definitive scientific studies that have ...

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  10. You Can Hire This Performance Artist To Do Just About Anything, As Long As You Pay HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Switched

    ... acted out resembles the paranoid, dissociated characters in American films of the era: Gene Hackman in 'The Conversation,' Robert de Niro in 'Taxi Driver,'" The Guardian's Jonathan Jones wrote in 2002. In 2011, New York-based performance artist ...

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  11. Sharleen Spiteri: 'I turned down The Voice of Ireland role - it's not my thing'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Independent.ie

    ... Thankfully, Ally has gone on to make a full recovery. In 2013, Texas put out their eighth studio album, The Conversation. Earlier this year, Texas 25 - a collection of new and re-recorded tracks - was released. Certainly, it's all systems go for ...

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  12. Food fight! 'I Quit Sugar' author and lifestyle guru slams Mia...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... Gibson 'Take a sound, evidence-based article on orthorexia nervosa written by an academic and published on The Conversation, republish it (without attributing author) and then festoon it with images of people not mentioned in the article so as to ...

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  13. The real people living as vampiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... not 'real' in the sense that they turn into bats and live forever," Dr Browning writes in an article for The Conversation , "but many do sport fangs and just as many live a primarily nocturnal existence." In fact, most appear to step with ease ...

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  14. 5 Odd Animals That ShapeshiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Live Science

    This article was originally published on The Conversation . The publication contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights .

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  15. Gallipoli 100 Years Ago Was The Final Chapter Of 3000 Years Of Trojan WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Scientific Blogging

    ... layers of occupation of the region, and the background part that they play in the commemoration of ANZAC. The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the ...

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  16. Conversation with the Candidate: Rand PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | WMUR-TV Manchester

    ... DID. -- DAD. DO YOU THINK THERE'S A CEILING THERE? HOW DO YOU BRANCH THAT OUT AND BRING MORE PEOPLE INTO THE CONVERSATION? SENATOR RAND PAUL: THE MESSAGE I'M TRYING TO PUT FORWARD HAS NOT ONLY A CONSTITUENCY IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, BUT HAS A ...

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  17. Kenya attack: Why force is not enough to counter Al-Shabaab's violent radicalismRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | WICU12 Erie

    ... @stefwolff.The views expressed in this commentary are solely the author's. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by ...

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  18. Has Body Image Become Oppressive? A Look at the Backlash Against BeautyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Shape

    ... us are beautiful or handsome," says Scott Griffiths, a psychological researcher who studies this topic, in The Conversation . "It's statistical, not personal." (Just like these 5 Common Body Goals That Are Unrealistic .) So why not just broaden the ...

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  19. Fact check: Do the states and territories need to agree to change the GST?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | ABC News

    ... won't seek the approval of the states before making any such changes," they wrote in an article for The Conversation . Anne Twomey, from the University of Sydney Law School, told Fact Check that there was no legal impediment to a federal government ...

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  20. City leaders: Conversation continues regarding cycling, walking in metroRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | KETV-TV

    Eight months after Omaha cut its bike and pedestrian coordinator position, city leaders said the conversation continues regarding cycling and walking in the metro. IS NOT ISOLATED TO A FEW CASES.

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