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2013-02-26 11:36:18

A newly released international study reveals that the issue of climate change is not a priority for people in the United States and around the world.

2012-10-24 04:01:31

Metadata Technology North America to provide technical support for the capture of new metadata and development of web portal for the General Social Survey (GSS) and American National Election

Your Odds Of Living A Long Life Just Got Worse
2012-02-07 10:46:07

Research just published by a team of demographers at the social science research organization NORC at the University of Chicago contradicts a long-held belief that the mortality rate of Americans flattens out above age 80.

2010-10-13 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NORC at The University of Chicago today announced the appointment of two new senior research fellows--Michael Collins, Ph.D.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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