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Corruption, the Environment Top List of American Fears

For the fourth year in a row, the top fear of Americans is corrupt government officials, as indicated by the 2018 Chapman University Survey of American Fears, released in October. In the fifth-annual survey, 74 percent...

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Cents and Sensibility Humanomics bridges disciplines, raising questions of morality and humanity in thinking anew about how we make economic choices.

Call it economics with a human face. At Chapman University’s new Smith Institute for Political Economy and Philosophy, the focus is on humanomics – a mind-bending inquiry into the intersection of economics and the...

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A Comprehensive Look at Holocaust Restitution

Recent research by a team led by Chapman University law professor Michael Bazyler reveals that a significant amount of property stolen during the Holocaust has yet to be returned to its rightful owners. The study is one...

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NIH Grant Funds Study of Lower Back Pain

More than 80 percent of the population at some point will suffer from lower back pain, which accounts for more disability cases than any other medical condition, the National Institutes of Health reports. Chapman...

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The Clot Thickens Artificial platelets are just one of the possibilities for Andrew Lyon’s polymer microgels.

Andrew Lyon’s research world revolves around stretchy bits of science 10,000 times smaller than a human cell. But those nanoparticles hold oversized promise as breakthroughs in the lives of everyone from trauma victims...

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The Wonders of Slime

The first time she saw one, Lauren Friend ’19 was repelled. “Maybe even disgusted,” she says. But over time, she has developed a healthy respect for her research subject, the humble hagfish, which despite its slimy...