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International, National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly News Placements
Based on press releases disseminated from MU’s News Bureau, the following news placements about Mizzou recently appeared in international, national, state and online media outlets.
View the news coverage online at http://munews.missouri.edu/media-coverage.php.

More than 210 million people have had the opportunity to view stories about MU research online, on television or in print during the past two weeks.

Jacquelyn Benson, assistant professor of human development and family science, says that if more people—young and old, married or not—saw ‘Living Apart Together’ as an option for monogamous, committed relationships, it might save them from a lot of future heartache.
Link to release: Older Adults Embracing ‘Living Apart Together’
More than 73 million people have had the opportunity to read stories about this research online or in print. Stories have been shared on social media more than 305 times.
Daily Mail (#1 UK newspaper; 48.3 million unique visitors per month)
Consumer Affairs (3.2 million unique visitors per month)
KMOX (CBS radio in St. Louis, #21 U.S. media market for radio)

Elizabeth Loboa, dean of the College of Engineering and professor of bioengineering, engineered silver ion-coated scaffolds, or biomaterials that are created to hold stem cells, which slow the spread of or kill MRSA while regenerating new bone. Scientists feel that the biodegradable and biocompatible scaffolds could be the first step in the fight against MRSA in patients.
Link to release: Silver Ion-Coated Medical Devices Could Fight MRSA While Creating New Bone
More than 2 million people have had the opportunity to read stories about this research online or in print.
Futurity (AAU research news website; #17 most visited science news website; 1.9 million unique visitors per month)

Doctoral student Rachel LoMonaco-Benzing and Jung Ha-Brookshire, an associate professor of textile and apparel management in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, interviewed employees in the textile and apparel industry involved in corporate supply chains about the importance of corporate responsibility to young workers.
Link to release: ‘Values Gap’ in Workplace Can Lead Millennials to Look Elsewhere
More than 2.5 million people have had the opportunity to read stories about this research online or in print. Stories have been shared on social media more than 2,700 times.
Fast Company Co.Exist (Business magazine and online site with 1.7 million unique visitors per month)
KMBC-TV in Kansas City (ABC affiliate in Kansas City, #31 U.S. media market for TV)

Charlotte Phillips, associate professor of biochemistry and child health, found that limiting a specific maternal protein in pregnant mice resulted in offspring with stronger, denser bones. The finding might provide a new therapeutic approach in the future for treating brittle bone disease.
Link to release: Study of Mice Shows Protein in Womb Plays Lifelong Role in Bone Health
This story has appeared in more than 71 national media outlets including:
Med India (more than 3.4 million monthly unique visitors)
Health News Digest (169,716 unique visitors per month)

Jeffrey Litt, assistant professor of surgery at the School of Medicine, found that a recently developed skin-graft harvesting system aids in chronic wound recovery and reduces healthcare costs by accelerating the healing process.
Link to release: New Skin-graft System a Better Fix for Chronic Wounds
This story has appeared in more than 67 national media outlets including:
Futurity (AAU research news website; #17 most visited science news website; 1.9 million unique visitors per month)

Kattesh Katti, Curators Professor of Radiology and Physics, has found that a new minimally invasive approach targets and destroys precancerous tumor cells in the livers of mice.
Link to release: Nanotechnology a ‘Green’ Approach to Treating Liver Cancer
This story has appeared in more than 175 national media outlets including:
Voice of America News (Voice of America provides news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 187 million people around the world)

David Beversdorf, associate professor in the radiology, neurology and psychological sciences departments and at the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, found that increased reaction to stress is linked to gastrointestinal issues in children with autism.
Link to release: Increased Reaction to Stress Linked to Gastrointestinal Issues in Children with Autism
This story has appeared in more than 75 national media outlets including:
United Press International (more than 3.1 million monthly unique visitors)      
HealthDay (health news service; content appears in 40 newspapers around the world and on television stations in four of the top 10 U.S. markets)