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What makes Fox News so powerful? Maybe its channel number.

August 31, 2017 - 12:00am

A study by Greg Martin, assistant professor of political science at Emory, found that unplanned Fox News viewing makes voters more likely to vote for Republican presidential candidates.

Trump voters growing impatient with the President, focus group reveals

August 30, 2017 - 12:00am

The opinions shared by a focus group, commissioned by Emory University, were covered by multiple news outlets. The new series, ¿Conversations with America,¿ is part of Emory¿s effort to advance and promote conversation and civil discourse to foster a deeper understanding of American views on critical issues such as immigration, race, education and health care.

Public health dangers loom in Harvey-hit areas

August 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Karen Levy, associate professor of environmental health at Emory University in Atlanta, discusses the public health concerns following Hurricane Harvey. 

Having a best friend in your teenage years could benefit you for life

August 26, 2017 - 12:00am

"The findings are giving us some good evidence for the importance of adolescent friendships, not just short-term but into adulthood," says Catherine Bagwell, a psychologist at Emory University's Oxford College, who was not involved with the study. "We haven't had too many robust, rigorous findings like this."