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Article ID: 6158

Study Links First Time Criminal Activity With Legal Purchase Of Handguns

UC Davis Health

Young adults who legally buy small, inexpensive handguns are more likely to commit a crime after the purchase of the gun even if they had no criminal record, say investigators at UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program.

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29-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 6152

More Practice Doesn't Stop Stage Fright

Gettysburg College

Stage fright is a common and often disabling health problem among performing artists. Sharon Davis Gratto, assistant professor of music at Gettysburg College, researches stage fright and audition anxiety and recently authored a paper on the topic.

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28-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 41

RFF Researchers Ask "Does Anybody Care About Cleaning Up the Nuclear Weapons Complex?"

Resources for the Future (RFF)

Researchers in Resources for the Future's (RFF) Center for Risk Management have initiated a new project that has as its goal increasing public attention to the issues raised by the contamination and environmental risks left behind from decades of nuclear weapons production in the United States.

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28-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Education

Article ID: 6142

Fridays The 13th In Next 2 Months; Fun Trivia

DePauw University

Triskaidekaphobes be warned: You should be especially wary in the months of February and March this year. The 1998 calendar provides back-to-back Fridays the 13th. People should not worry, says a DePauw University psychology professor. Also, trivia about Friday the 13th.

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27-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Pop Culture

Article ID: 6138

Sensationalized press coverage leads to Broadway hit, UD prof says

University of Delaware

A University of Delaware professor examines how media-sensationalized murder trials became the Broadway hit, "Chicago" in a new book by the same name.

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27-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 6124

Which Smokers Use Cigarettes To "Self-Medicate" For Depression May Depend On Their Genetic Make-Up

American Psychological Association (APA)

New research published by the American Psychological Association (APA), suggests that depressed people --and nondepressed people -- who smoke to improve their mood may do so because of differences in their genetic make-up, differences that may be important to the effectiveness of future treatments for depression and nicotine dependency.

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24-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 6120

UI produces revision that alumnus Tennessee Williams preferred to "Summer and Smoke"

University of Iowa (Main Campus)

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The 1997-98 season is the 50th anniversary of the Broadway premiere of "Summer and Smoke" by University of Iowa theater alumnus Tennessee Williams. To mark the anniversary, University Theatres is producing not the play that was produced on Broadway, but the revision that Williams preferred, "The Eccentricities of a Nightingale."

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24-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 6119

The U.S. Presidency: Pres. Clinton's New Crisis

Fairfield University

Dr. John Orman, an expert on the U.S. presidency and a professor of politics at Fairifeld University, has written about the behavior and style of U.S. presidents and why some presidents seem to be held to a stricter accountability than others.

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24-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 6117

Successful, ambitious women score more responses to internet personal ads

University of Utah

Single females looking for love through Internet personal ads are more successful if they avoid mentioning good looks and instead mention their successful careers

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24-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 6115

Incremental reform expected to continue "new Democrat" strategy in State of Union address

Vanderbilt University

In his Jan. 27 State of the Union address, President Clinton is likely to stick with the moderate stance that won him re-election in 1996, says Vanderbilt presidential scholar Erwin Hargrove.

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23-Jan-1998 12:00 AM EST
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