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Public Release: 15-Aug-2014
Animal Cognition
New study takes the shine off magpie folklore
Magpies are not attracted to shiny objects and don't routinely steal small trinkets such as jewelry, according to a new study.

Contact: Eleanor Gaskarth
e.f.gaskarth@exeter.ac.uk
44-782-730-9332
University of Exeter

Public Release: 15-Aug-2014
Human Communication Research
Experts close to perfect in determining truth in interrogations using active question methods
Determining deception is a tool of the trade for law enforcement. But prior research has shown that lie detecting is a 50/50 shot for experts and non-experts alike. So what exactly can we do to find out the truth? A recent study published in Human Communication Research by researchers at Korea University found that using active questioning of individuals yielded near-perfect results, 97.8 percent, in detecting deception.

Contact: John Paul Gutierrez
jpgutierrez@icahdq.org
International Communication Association

Public Release: 15-Aug-2014
Journal of Transport Geography
Politicians need to address transport taboos, not just new technology, to meet carbon targets
New research published today in the Journal of Transport Geography has found that a focus on new technology is not enough to meet carbon reduction targets in the transport industry.

Contact: Amy Sutton
a.sutton@surrey.ac.uk
01-483-686-141
University of Surrey

Public Release: 15-Aug-2014
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Previous pulmonary disease linked to increased lung cancer risk in large study
Links between a number of common respiratory diseases and an increased risk of developing lung cancer have been found in a large pooled analysis of seven studies involving more than 25,000 individuals.

Contact: Nathaniel Dunford
ndunford@thoracic.org
American Thoracic Society

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