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National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly News Placements
Weeks of Dec. 1, Dec. 8 and Dec. 15, 2014

Susan C. Nagel, associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology and women’s health in the School of Medicine, and adjunct associate professor of biological sciences in the College of Arts and Science, conducted the largest review to date of research centered on natural gas extraction (fracking) byproducts and their effects on human reproductive and developmental health. She determined that exposure to chemicals released in fracturing may be harmful to human health in men, women and children and recommend further scientific study.
12/5/14          The Guardian (#10 U.K. newspaper, 279,308 daily circulation)
12/5/14          Yahoo!News India
12/6/14          eScienceNews.com (#24 most visited science news website) 
12/5/14          EurekAlert  (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
12/5/14          Huffington Post (#3 most visited news website)
12/5/14          US News and World Report  (#71 most visited news website)
12/5/14          Phys.org  (#28 most visited science news website)
12/5/14          eScienceNews  (#24 most visited science news website)
12/5/14          Science Codex  (#7 most visited health blog)
12/5/14          Science Daily  (#2 most visited science news website)
12/10/14        Medical News Today (#4 most visited health blog)
12/10/14        Futurity.org (#17 most visited science news website)
12/11/14        The Weather Channel (#6 most visited news website)
*Stories about this research have appeared in more than 261 international, national and online media outlets.
Link to release:  http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1205-chemicals-released-during-natural-gas-extraction-may-harm-human-reproduction-and-development/

Henry C. “Hank” Foley, a researcher and administrator at the University of Missouri, is a pioneer in the study of nanoporous carbon. For distinguished contributions to the synthetic and physical chemistry of nanoscale carbons and nanoporous membranes and for outstanding service in university administration, Foley has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 
12/10/14          EurekAlert  (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
12/10/14          Phys.org  (#28 most visited science news website)
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1210-decades-of-research-by-mu-scientist-leads-to-advancements-in-nanotechnologies/

Jerry Atwood, a researcher at the University of Missouri, is a prolific chemist who has guided the study of molecules and how they interact in the physical world. His discoveries have led to new ways of developing drugs more efficiently and better fuel storage capabilities. For distinguished contributions to the fields of inorganic, organometallic and materials chemistry, including innovations and advances in chemical crystallography and supramolecular chemistry, Atwood has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 
12/10/14          EurekAlert  (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
12/10/14          Phys.org  (#28 most visited science news website)
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1210-mu-researcher-leads-developments-in-pharmaceuticals-and-energy-storage/

With more than 30 years of research in radiopharmaceutical chemistry, Silvia Jurisson, a researcher at the University of Missouri, is a world-renowned scientist who continues to develop breakthrough materials used in the detection and treatment of cancer. For distinguished contributions to the field of radiopharmaceutical chemistry, and for establishing one of the top radiochemistry programs in the country, Jurisson has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 
12/10/14          NewsMedicalNet (Australia)
12/10/14          EurekAlert  (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
12/10/14          Topix (#43 most visited news website)
*Stories about this research have appeared in more than 11 international, national and online media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1210-mu-researcher-contributes-to-the-study-of-cancer-fighting-tools/

K. Krishna Sharma, an ophthalmology researcher at the University of Missouri, has worked for more than two decades to study the mechanisms involved in this degenerative disease. Discoveries in his lab are advancing both the understanding of how cataracts develop and the process of aging. For his research contributions to the understanding of proteins in the eye lens, Sharma has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
12/10/14          EurekAlert  (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1210-mu-scientist-advances-the-study-of-eye-disease-and-aging/

The University of Missouri School of Social Work, in partnership with the University of Missouri-St. Louis School of Social Work, has received more than $1 million from the United States Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to expand training to mental and behavioral health professionals throughout Missouri. The project is designed to improve access to services among high-need young adults ages 16-25 throughout the state and in East St. Louis, Ill.
12/15/14         KOMU
12/15/14         Columbia Missourian
12/15/14         EurekAlert.org (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1215-vulnerable-young-adults-will-have-better-access-to-mental-health-care/

Michael Guillemette, an associate professor in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, has
suggestions for financial planners to help decrease their clients’ worries, which stem from the fear of
losing money.
12/4/14            U.S. News & World Report
*This story also ran in 15 other national media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1202-re-focusing-investors%E2%80%99-attention-away-from-stock-market-losses-can-reduce-negative-emotional-responses/

James Amos-Landgraf, an assistant professor of veterinary pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine has found evidence suggesting that the male hormone testosterone may actually be a contributing factor in the formation of colon cancer tumors.
12/10/14          Eurekalert (#8 most visited science news website and #43 most visited science blog)
12/10/14          ScienceDaily.com (#3 most read science news site)
12/12/14          Futurity (#17 most visited science news website)
12/16/14          Cancer Connect
*This story also ran in 20 other national media outlets.
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2014/1210-testosterone-may-contribute-to-colon-cancer-tumor-growth/