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Noted and Quoted, April 2021

Alan Flurry

From reporting on new research findings from across the college to weighing in on events of the moment, Franklin faculty expertise appeared in a wide variety of international media during April. A sample:

The Great Depression led to many of the hobbies we enjoy now. The pandemic created a whole host of new ones – Stephen Mihm, associate professor of history, quoted by CNN

Landmark study shows what makes a relationship successful – research by Justin Lavner, associate professor of psychology, reported by Explica

Do omega-3 fatty acid fish oil supplements lower heart disease risk? Only for people with specific genes, researchers find – research by Kaixiong Ye, asisitant professor of genetics, reported byGenetic Literacy Project,Technology Times

How will COVID change the world – article by Stephen Mihm published byLive MintBangladesh Post

Why there is a change coming to your local weather forecast – Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences Marshall Shepherd quoted by KRCU

Chemists reconsider the impact of through-space effects – Steven Wheeler, associate professor of chemistry, quoted inChemistry World

Your weather forecast update: Warmer climate will be the new “normal” – Marshall Shepherd quoted by WRVOWABE

Why do male gorillas beat their chests? New study offers intriguing evidence – research by Roberta Salmi, professor of anthropology, reported by National GeographicNew York Post

Community science supports environmental research – research by Jay Brandes, professor of marine sciences, reported by Effingham HeraldSavannah CEO

Athens News Matters: Athens questions "Model Minority Myth” – Mi-Ryong Shim, assistant professor comparative literature and intercultural studies, quoted on WUGA

Perceived versus actual risk — vaccine lessons meteorologists understand – Marshall Shepherd, writing at Forbes

How pandemics change the course of history – Stephen Mihm writing in the Japan Times

Genotypes drive fish oil effectiveness against cardiovascular disease – findings by Kaixiong Ye reported by U.S. Pharmacist

 Is AI Research a “Cesspit”? Hamid Arabnia, professor emeritus of computer science, quoted by Psychology Today

The three types of narcissism — and why you need to know the differences, according to experts – Keith Campbell, professor of psychology, quoted by HealthLifehacker

How the forced removal of Native Americans shaped today's South – Claudio Saunt, Richard B. Russell Professor of American History, quoted by ABH

Parents: Step away from that focused little kid – Anne Shaffer, associate professor of psychology, quoted in The Good Men Project Magazine

There are massive chemical dumps In the Gulf we know almost nothing about – Samantha Joye, Regents' Professor in the department of marine sciences, quoted in article at The Huffington Post

Biden pledges U.S. will cut climate-changing pollution at least in half by 2030 – Marshall Shepherd, quoted by Yahoo! News

“Without a Whisper”: how Indigenous women influenced the fight for women's rights – Patricia Richards, professor of sociology and women's studies, quoted in American River Current

Summit shows Biden’s big vision on fighting climate change – Marshall Shepherd, quoted by The Philadelphia Tribune,The Detroit News

The odd backstory of oxygen, critical for India in Covid crisis – Stephen Mihm, writing at NDTV

Image: Map of Mississippi Canyon by U.S. Dept. of Interior, via Huffington Post

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