Archive: 03/19/2008

Woodburn, Ore.: a microcosm of immigrant shifts in America

Travelers on I-5 know that Woodburn, Ore., is home to the region's largest tax-free outlet center. A University of Oregon researcher, however, turns away from the mall to study the heart of town, which, she says, provides ...

Mar 19, 2008
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Depressed caregivers hostile, not warm, to children

A new study in the journal Family Process reveals that caregivers with moderate to severe depressive symptoms showed greater hostility and less warmth. The study focused on caregivers of low-income children with persistent asthma ...

Mar 19, 2008
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Robot fetches objects with just a point and a click

Robots are fluent in their native language of 1 and 0 absolutes but struggle to grasp the nuances and imprecise nature of human language. While scientists are making slow, incremental progress in their quest ...

Mar 19, 2008
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Food insecurity linked with HIV/AIDS in Africa

Determining how the HIV/AIDS epidemic increases food insecurity in African cities – and what can be done to reduce the chances of this happening –is the focus of a new, international Queen’s-led project.

Mar 19, 2008
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Researcher studies drug-resistant bacteria in environment

Water is essential to life, but the water we drink to stay alive could also be making us sick. Lesley Warren, associate professor in the School of Geography & Earth Sciences, is studying the interaction between ...

Mar 19, 2008
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