Trump Administration Freezes Global Entry Enrollment in New York Over Immigration Law

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security temporarily barred New Yorkers on Wednesday from enrolling in Global Entry and similar programs that allow travelers to speed through borders and airport lines, escalating a conflict between the Trump administration and the state over a law that allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses. Chad Wolf, the…

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A study shows growth trends in female homicide victims in Spain spanning over a century

In a groundbreaking study, research carried out between the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) and the University of Lausanne (UNIL, Switzerland) has compiled data on homicide victims in Spain, disaggregated by gender, from 1910 to 2014. Unlike previous studies, which have focused on particular regions of the country or shorter time periods, this study gathers…

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Popularity distance between a restaurant’s location and a person’s hometown biases ratings

CATONSVILLE, MD, February 6, 2020 – Product reviews and ratings have a strong impact on consumer consideration. In restaurant reviews, new research upcoming in the INFORMS journal Information Systems Research shows that location bias, based on the popularity difference between the reviewer’s hometown and the distance to their destination, can affect a reviewers online rating…

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How runaway healthcare costs are a threat to older adults and what to do about it

WASHINGTON, DC and SAN DIEGO, CA – Feb. 6, 2020 – Empowering Medicare to directly negotiate drug prices, accelerating the adoption of value-based care, using philanthropy as a catalyst for reform and expanding senior-specific models of care are among recommendations for reducing healthcare costs published in a new special report and supplement to the Winter…

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Cancer-causing culprits could be caught by their DNA fingerprints

Causes of cancer are being catalogued through an international study revealing the genetic fingerprints of DNA-damaging processes that drive cancer development. Researchers from University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, with collaborators around the world, have created the most detailed…

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Research!America to Honor Sen. Mike Enzi and Rep. Anna Eshoo for Championing Research

ARLINGTON, Va.– February 6, 2020 — Senator Mike B. Enzi (R-WY) and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA-18) will receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy for the pivotal roles they have played in accelerating life-saving medical progress. Research!America will honor these leaders at its Advocacy Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 11, 2020…

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