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  1. The patients we do not seeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    (THE CONVERSATION) In medicine, we speak of "seeing patients" when we are rounding in the hospital or caring for those who come to our clinics. But what about those people who may be sick but do not seek care? What is our responsibility to the ...

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  2. How parents can help autistic children make sense of their worldRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    (THE CONVERSATION) Glenn, a high-functioning seventeen-year-old with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), comes home from school and tells his mother at dinner, "Allen was mean today." His mother debates what to do. Should she ask for more details or let ...

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  3. New statistical methods would let researchers deal with data...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    (THE CONVERSATION) No matter the field, if a researcher is collecting data of any kind, at some point he is going to have to analyze it. And odds are he'll turn to statistics to figure out what the data can tell him. A wide range of disciplines such ...

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  4. Is there any way to stop ad creep?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    (THE CONVERSATION) Ethics lawyers and historians have argued that Donald Trump has blurred the line between his public office and private business interests in an unprecedented fashion. Commercial entreaties whether in the form of magazine ads, radio ...

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  5. Did artists lead the way in mathematics?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    (THE CONVERSATION) Mathematics and art are generally viewed as very different disciplines one devoted to abstract thought, the other to feeling. But sometimes the parallels between the two are uncanny. From Islamic tiling to the chaotic patterns of ...

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  6. Can charity save journalism from market failure?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    (THE CONVERSATION) A foundation created by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam recently announced it's giving US$100 million to investigative news outlets and other initiatives, a rare boon for media institutions under duress. Even a ...

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  7. Multilingualism for everyone, not just a select fewRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... anguage at the University of Lancashire in the United Kingdom. This is an edited version of an article from The Conversation. Read the full article at theconversation.com

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  8. How Long Do Elephants Take to Poop? Same Time As YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LiveScience

    A study of the physics of poop explains why it takes the same amount of time for you and an elephant to poop. This article was originally published at The Conversation.

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  9. Older workers under pressure to stop working says UniSARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... were negative assumptions about older workers' skills, learning abilities or cognition, Mrs Irving wrote in The Conversation . 'Older adults in our study described a subtle pressure from their colleagues and management to stop working in order to ...

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  10. Grattan / Gas export restrictions imposed to ensure domestic supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canberra City News

    ... at the University of Canberra and as Associate Editor (Politics) and Chief Political Correspondent at The Conversation. In her role at the University of Canberra, Michelle will be teaching, working on research projects in politics and political ...

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  11. Grattan / Budget to distinguish good and bad debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canberra City News

    ... at the University of Canberra and as Associate Editor (Politics) and Chief Political Correspondent at The Conversation. In her role at the University of Canberra, Michelle will be teaching, working on research projects in politics and political ...

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  12. The changing nature of sacred spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Norwalk Citizen News

    (THE CONVERSATION) Congregational membership in the United States is slowly declining. Data from the General Social Survey show that 17 percent of Americans attended a religious gathering weekly in the 1990s. By 2010, this number had dropped to 11 ...

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  13. Is the paper industry getting greener? Five questions answeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheMonitor.com

    (THE CONVERSATION) Editor's note: Arbor Day, which falls on April 28 this year, was established in the United States in 1872 as a day to plant and care for trees. To mark the event, Gary M. Scott, chair of the Paper and Bioprocess Engineering ...

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  14. Physics of poo: Why it takes you and an elephant the same...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    (THE CONVERSATION) The ancient Chinese practiced copromancy, the diagnosis of health based on the shape, size and texture of feces. So did the Egyptians, the Greeks and nearly every ancient culture. Even today, your doctor may ask when you last had a ...

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  15. Federal role in education has a long historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Albany Times Union

    (THE CONVERSATION) President Donald Trump has directed the United States Department of Education to evaluate whether the federal government has "overstepped its legal authority" in the field of education. This is not a new issue in American politics. ...

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  16. 'Hobbits' May Have Led Early Humans Out of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | LiveScience

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

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  17. Opinion: We need to break science out of its ivory tower here's one way to do thisRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    Science doesn't work the same for everyone everywhere - there are huge disparities in access to scientific hardware, and in gender and minority representation in labs. In this piece from The Conversation , Jenny Molloy and Max Liboiron look at some of the initiatives around the world which are attempting to level the playing field for scientists.

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  18. Opinion: We need to break science out of its ivory tower - here's one way to do thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | University of Cambridge

    Science doesn't work the same for everyone everywhere - there are huge disparities in access to scientific hardware, and in gender and minority representation in labs. In this piece from The Conversation , Jenny Molloy and Max Liboiron look at some of the initiatives around the world which are attempting to level the playing field for scientists.

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  19. 'White capital' assertion creates social media stirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Iol.co.za

    A piece, written for The Conversation and republished on Business Report Online on Tuesday, by Mohammad Amir Anwar asserts that legacies of white privilege still persist. High levels of poverty and rampant unemployment still haunt black communities.

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  20. Cutting EPA budget puts babies at risk - " and makes little...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Norwalk Citizen News

    (THE CONVERSATION) President Donald Trump recently ordered an air strike on Syria, fueled in part by moral outrage at images of babies being injured and killed by airborne toxins. American babies are under threat as well. In this case, the culprit is ...

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