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- Researchers Use Fruit Flies To Understand How Body Responds To Harmful, Cold Stimuli Researchers Use Fruit Flies To Understand How Body Responds To Harmful, Cold StimuliATLANTA–The tiny fruit fly can help humans investigate the genetic and neural bases of detecting painful or harmful cold stimuli and offer intriguing, potential implications for human health, according to a new study. A team of researchers led by Dr. Daniel N. Cox, associate professor of neuroscience at Georgia State University, has discovered that… more »News
- Chemistry Ph.D. Student Recognized as National Role ModelJalisa Holmes, a chemistry Ph.D. student, has been named a 2016 Minority Access National Role Model. Minority Access is a nonprofit organization committed to increasing academic, research and employment opportunities for underrepresented groups. Through its National Role Models Project, Minority Access honors minority groups that are not widely recognized, such as scientists, researchers and innovators,… more »News
- Atlanta: Still the Black Mecca?“Still the Black Mecca?: Race, Social Inequality and Urban Displacement in 21st Century Atlanta” is a day-long symposium exploring racial equity in the historic capital of the Civil Rights Movement, held at the Georgia State Law School on November 9, 2016. Panelists will discuss structural racism; political, cultural and economic solutions; and will connect scholars,… more »News
- Sociology Professor’s Book Explores Hospital LandWhen sociology Professor Wendy Simonds’ friend and colleague, Chet Meeks, was diagnosed with advanced cancer she begin to think increasingly about the role of medicine in everyday life. After his death in 2008, Simonds took her experiences with her dear friend, her own dealings with hospitals and conducted extensive research to write her newest book,… more »News