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Reports show weapons use among Georgia Regents University Department of Public Safety's officers

...based on differential behavior on the part of those groups or police bias. It could be some combination. But, as a social scientist, I can tell you it's very difficult to parse the potential causes of disparity out."
Military families shoulder weight of deployment

...of them since 2001 ? have borne the brunt of the psychological and emotional strain of deployments.In 2009, social scientists began documenting the rippling effects of multiple combat deployments on families. The findings, published by...
Aiken's white NAACP leader part of trend

...members of the NAACP's old guard, who worry that problems in the black community may get short shrift. But some social scientists say the new diversity is merely a return to the group's roots as a biracial organization.In 1964, the NAACP's...
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The hot-ticket item for younger kids: cell phones

...SEATTLE - What should parents ask themselves before handing over a cell phone to a teen or pre-teen? Educators and social scientists offer these guidelines: Q: Is the phone truly necessary? A: At most schools, a student can make a phone call...
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Gordon Blackwell, former president at Florida State and Furman, dies at 92

...legislators and others who thought we might be moving too fast. He was as tough as he needed to be." Trained as a social scientist, Blackwell received a master's degree from the University of North Carolina and a doctorate from Harvard University...
Scientists invent new ways to fight infection

...sticky protective goo that stuck them to one another and just about anything else that might be around. Just as social scientists marvel at the differentiation of cities into distinct neighborhoods, microbiologists have been amazed at the intricacy...
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Beijing newspaper tackles summer problem - topless men

...Tuesday, Xinhua's English-language service ran an article about shirtlessness, slipping in boilerplate from a social scientist about "the importance of image-building for Beijing as the city prepared to host the 2008 Olympic Games." Beijing...
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'Biopiracy' clash puts end to Mexico research project authorities in ethnobotany, the study of how people make use of plants. He is the only University of Georgia social scientist with membership in the prestigious national Academy of Sciences. The Berlins, who have been working in Chiapas...
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First impression may be your last shot

...evaluations is beauty, Bernieri says. Research shows good-looking people fare best. So prevalent is this outlook, social scientists even have a name for it. They call it the "What is Beautiful is Good" phenomena. "Pretty people are seen as...