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  • Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history

    Nelson Algren Short Story Awards: A look back at a rich history
    An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
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  • Should toddlers be screened for lazy eye?

    Should toddlers be screened for lazy eye?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Screening one- and two-year-olds for lazy eye can reliably detect children at risk for vision problems, a new study suggests. Researchers found tests by trained volunteers correctly caught a similar proportion of toddlers...
  • Personalized risk info helps with screening decision

    Personalized risk info helps with screening decision
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People make more educated decisions about screening tests when they're given a personalized assessment of their own risk, rather than one-size-fits-all information, according to a new review of past studies. Those personalized...
  • 'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy

    'Noble Savages' looks at one anthropologist's life of controversy
    In 1998, just before Napoleon Chagnon retired from the University of California at Santa Barbara, he signed a contract to write a book about his life as an anthropologist among the Yanomamö people, who live in the forests of Venezuela and Brazil. It...
  • Missouri board empowers Chancellor Brady Deaton to explore conference realignment, flirts with leaving Big 12

     
    Missouri board empowers Chancellor Brady Deaton to explore conference change, flirts with leaving Big 12...
  • Big 12 authorizes move to invite Texas Christian

     
    TCU and the Big 12: The Big 12 Conference, seemingly on the brink of extinction only days ago, announced Thursday morning that it had authorized its board of directors to begin negotiations to make TCU its 10th member....
  • Women objectify women in music videos too, researchers find

     
    University of Missouri researchers find that women are also guilty of sexual objectification of females in music videos. The study of the most popular pop, hip-hop/R&B and country videos from 2006-2010 shows female country performers were least likely...
  • John Corrigan named AME for arts and entertainment; Laurie Ochoa, A&E editor

     
    A memo to the newsroom from Editor Davan Maharaj: Today, I’m announcing a new leadership team for one of the most important journalistic franchises at The Times. I’m pleased to announce that John Corrigan, our Business editor since 2009, will....