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Boston Globe: Utilities drove up electric prices in peak winter, group contends
The Environmental Defense Fund worked with academic researchers to study utilities’ use of the Algonquin pipeline. Study author, Matthew Zaragoza-Watkins, assistant professor of economics, is referenced.

Los Angeles Times: PSA tests aren’t great for diagnosing prostate cancer. Here are some better options in the works
Doctors have new tools to help them detect and manage the often-perplexing disease. David Penson, professor of urologic surgery, is quoted.

Boston Globe: Could Trump actually pull federal workers out of Puerto Rico?
James Fraser
, associate professor of human and organizational development, is quoted. Your Neanderthal DNA Could Be Causing a Beer Gut
Researchers have been probing our genes to understand which traits we have from our now-extinct cousins, and how that could affect our health. Tony Capra, assistant professor of biological sciences, is quoted.

The Trace: Arkansas Bust Is Latest Example of Right-Wing Extremists Arrested for Violating Gun Laws
Amy Cooter
, senior lecturer in sociology, is quoted.

Global Trade: NAFTA Talks: Off the Rails?
Timothy Meyer
, professor of law, is quoted.



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