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October 22, 2018

Rural mainstreet index expands, bankers expect farmland prices to continue decline

AgriMarketing, Oct. 22, 2018
The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index climbed above growth neutral in October for a ninth straight month, according to the monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a 10-state region dependent on agriculture and/or energy.
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The Rev. Thomas McShane, who taught physics at Creighton for 50 years, has died at 89

Omaha World-Herald, Oct. 19, 2018
The Rev. Thomas McShane spent more than 50 years helping Creighton University students unravel the science of physics.
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Some scoffed when a Creighton doc said cancer could be inherited. Today genetic tests are on the rise

Live Well Nebraska, Oct. 22, 2018
Research agencies scoffed when Dr. Henry Lynch, founder and director of Creighton University’s Center for Hereditary Cancer, proposed in the late 1960s that cancers could be inherited, not just triggered by behavioral or environmental factors.
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The economics behind Medicaid expansion in Nebraska

KMA Land, Oct. 20, 2018
Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss says there are a few “ifs” to consider.
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Prion strain diversity may be greater than previously thought

Medicalnewser, Oct. 19, 2018
The first example of prion strains that replicate independently in vitro and in vivo suggests that strain diversity may be greater than previously thought, according to a study published October 18 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Jason Bartz of Creighton University, and colleagues.
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