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Why Children Need Authoritative Communities

Springfield News-Leader – Cites a joint study conducted by Geisel, the YMCA, and the Institute for American Values, which suggests that “authoritative communities” are essential in helping children develop meaningful relationships and connections to moral and spiritual meaning.

People Like Us: How Our Brains View Others

The Conversation – Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professor of Physiology and Neurobiology Leslie Henderson poses the question, “is there something in our neural circuits that leads us to find comfort in those like us and unease with those who may differ?”

Retesting Breast Cancer Axioms

The New York Times – Cites research by Professor of Medicine H. Gilbert Welch and Honor Passow, curriculum designer and learning specialist at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, which found that if a 50-year-old woman is screened annually for a decade, she has a 50 percent chance […]

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Hartland Scientist Wins Breakthrough

Valley News – Former tenured professor at Geisel Victor Ambros was one of six 2015 life science Breakthrough Prize laureates, who each won $3 million on Sunday, for the discovery of genetic regulation by microRNAs, a class of tiny molecules that can prevent messenger RNA from transmitting genetic information.