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Paper-based counterfeit drug testing gains attention

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/76541/drug200.jpg(A female student holds two paper-based counterfeit drug strips, which will become part of a larger pad later)! A female student holds two paper-based counterfeit drug strips, which will become part of a larger pad later. "Marya Lieberman":http://chemistry.nd.edu/faculty/detail/mlieberm/, associate...

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Financial experts no better than Average Joe investors, new study shows

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/76622/bodnaruk_andriy_web.jpg(Andriy Bodnaruk)! Do professional mutual fund managers make good investors? One would think so, but not according to a new study co-authored by "Andriy Bodnaruk":http://business.nd.edu/faculty_directory/AndriyBodnaruk/, assistant professor of finance in the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business....

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Notre Dame Forum events to explore future of American democracy

p(image-right). !(noborder)http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/76318/forum200.jpg(A More Perfect Union: The Future of America’s Democracy, The Notre Dame Forum)! The 2012-13 Notre Dame Forum, “A More Perfect Union: The Future of America’s Democracy,” will present a series of events throughout the academic year that will...

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New book proposes reconciliation as path to lasting peace

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/76154/philpott200.jpg(Daniel Philpott)! "Watch Video":http://youtu.be/aAStUg-gLX0 !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/9632/video_camera.gif(Video)! A new book by University of Notre Dame peace studies scholar and political scientist "Daniel Philpott":http://kroc.nd.edu/facultystaff/Faculty/daniel-philpott makes the case for forgiveness and reconciliation as a way to achieve justice and lasting peace after violent...

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ND Expert: Standard Chartered Bank officials convicted themselves

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/16845/gurule_jimmy_release.jpg(Jimmy Gurule)! New York’s financial regulator filed a report accusing Standard Chartered PLC of scheming with the Iranian government to hide more than $250 billion in illegal transactions, allowing the bank to reap hundreds of millions of dollars in...

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ND Expert: A democracy cannot exist without a post office

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/44657/orourke_james.jpg(James O'Rourke)! The U.S. Postal Service announced Thursday that it lost $5.2 billion in its third quarter, adding to calls for Congress to help the agency, which is vital to any democracy, according to business communications expert "James S....

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Study shows official measures of American poverty off-base

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/74751/poverty200.jpg(A man living in a tent)! The U.S. Census Bureau's method of calculating who is poor and who is not has been under fire by researchers for years because it doesn’t calculate the benefits of anti-poverty programs -- such...

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Study: Telling fewer lies linked to better health and relationships

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/74695/lies200.jpg(Hands with fingers crossed)! "Pants on fire" isn’t the only problem liars face. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that when people managed to reduce their lies in given weeks across a 10-week study, they reported...

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Notre Dame researcher sheds light on how jaws evolve

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/74691/ravosa200.jpg(Matt Ravosa with a llama)! Matt Ravosa with a llama. If you’re looking for information on the evolution and function of jaws, University of Notre Dame researcher "Matt Ravosa":http://biology.nd.edu/people/faculty/ravosa/ is your man. His integrative research program investigates major adaptive...

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New accelerator helps Notre Dame scientists understand workings of the universe

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/74643/accelerator200a.jpg(The accelerator is lowered through the roof of Nieuwland Hall)! The accelerator is lowered through the roof of Nieuwland Hall "Watch Video":http://youtu.be/A_Mh5_Vwe58 !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/9632/video_camera.gif(Video)! University of Notre Dame physics professor "Michael Wiescher":http://physics.nd.edu/people/faculty/michael-wiescher/ is interested in the origin of the elements...

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Notre Dame geologist: Mars Curiosity Rover mission 'critical' for NASA

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/74628/curiosity_200.jpg(A depiction of NASA's Curiosity rover)! A depiction of NASA's Curiosity rover "Curiosity":http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/msl/index.html, NASA’s newest Mars rover, is slated to touch down on the surface of the Red Planet early Monday (Aug. 6), at 1:31 a.m. EDT. The rover...

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