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    Historian plumbs tax records for patterns of racial discrimination

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories History professor Andrew Kahrl tracks racial discrimination through the tax assessor’s office. [...]

    Risk of suicide attempts in army units with history of suicide attempts

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Does a previous suicide attempt in a soldier’s U.S. Army unit increase the risk of other suicide attempts? [...]

    Risk of suicide attempts in army units with history of suicide attempts

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Does a previous suicide attempt in a soldier’s U.S. Army unit increase the risk of other suicide attempts? [...]

    Risk for bipolar disorder associated with faster aging

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories New King’s College London research suggests that people with a family history of bipolar disorder may ‘age’ more rapidly than those without a history of the disease. [...]

    Pharmaceutical company Celgene settles suit for $280 million

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Celgene Corp. has agreed to pay $280 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging the pharmaceutical company committed fraud promoting a drug with a notorious history that was re-purposed to treat leprosy and another therapy for unapproved cancer… [...]

    Lessons from History: The Han-Xiongnu War and Modern China

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: J. David Stoffey As one of the oldest civilizations in human history, China maintains a level of subconscious devotion to its history and culture. This paper explores one of these devotions—the steppe. [...]

    Lessons from History: The Han-Xiongnu War and Modern China

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: J. David Stoffey As one of the oldest civilizations in human history, China maintains a level of subconscious devotion to its history and culture. This paper explores one of these devotions—the steppe. [...]

    Fishing crew catches 926-pound shark off New Jersey coast

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A fishing crew has reeled in a 926-pound Mako shark, and New Jersey officials say it’s the biggest shark catch in the state’s history. [...]

    Strength of tectonic plates may explain shape of the Tibetan Plateau, study finds

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Geoscientists have long puzzled over the mechanism that created the Tibetan Plateau, but a new study finds that the landform’s history may be controlled primarily by the strength of the tectonic plates whose collision prompted its uplift. Given that th… [...]

    Evolutionary biologists solve puzzle of evolutionary relationships among vertebrates

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Using the largest and most informative molecular phylogenetic dataset ever analysed, evolutionary biologists were able to construct a new phylogenetic tree of jawed vertebrates. This new tree resolves several key relationships that have remained contro… [...]