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National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly News Placements
Weeks of March 23 and March 30, 2015

Angela Curl, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work within the College of Human Environmental Sciences, found that even if just one member of an elderly couple stops driving, negative consequences result for both the driver and non-driver.
*Stories about this research have appeared in more than 50 international, national and online news outlets.
03/18/15          Newsday (#13 U.S. newspaper, 377,744 daily circulation)
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Marge Skubic, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the Center for Eldercare and Rehabilitation Technology, has developed sensor technology to monitor the health of older adults who are living at home. Motion sensor networks installed in seniors’ homes can detect changes in behavior and physical activity, including walking and sleeping patterns. Early identification of these changes can prompt health care interventions that can delay or prevent serious health events.

Ramji Bhandari, Fred vom Saal, and Don Tillitt, researchers with the Division of Biological Sciences and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), determined that fish exposed to endocrine-disrupting chemicals such as BPA will pass adverse reproductive effects onto their offspring as many as three generations later. Findings suggest that BPA could have adverse reproductive effects for humans and their offspring as well.
*Stories about this research have appeared in more than 110 international, national and online news outlets.
3/30/15                        The Independent (#11 U.K. newspaper, 185,035 daily circulation)
3/24/15               (#17 most visited science news website)
3/24/15                        ScienceDaily (#2 most visited science news website)
3/27/15                        Medical News Today (#4 most visited health blog)
3/30/15                        Washington Post (#8 U.S. newspaper, 474,767 daily circulation)
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