HBCU Money™ Dozen Links 10/14 – 10/18


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Did you miss HBCU Money™ Dozen via Twitter? No worry. We are now putting them on the site for you to visit at your leisure. We have made some changes here at HBCU Money™ Dozen. We are now solely focused on research and central bank articles from the previous week.

Research

Boson X: a running-style smartphone game with a particle physics twist l SLAC Lab bit.ly/19eKIM0

Non-Profit Solar Company Empowers Struggling Neighbourhoods l Clean Technica dlvr.it/496J82

Scientists develop heat-resistant materials that could vastly improve solar cell efficiency l SLAC Lab stanford.io/1fJd5Y2

Chytrid fungus is wiping out amphibians around the world by making their immune cells self-destruct l New Scientist ow.ly/pY9EC

IBM offers 2-factor authentication package for securing Android mobile transactions l Network World ow.ly/pY9Fz

Lost volcano set off an ice age, Homo skull 1.8 million years old, genes vs teachers and more l New Scientist ow.ly/pY9VD

Federal Reserve, Central Banks, & Financial Departments

Financial literacy may soon be a reality in schools in Florida. Its cost? About $138,000 over five years l Lusardi ow.ly/pY9WD

Taking stock of past year’s labor market improvements l Cleveland Fed ow.ly/pY9YL

Thinking about going to college? Check out this interactive infographic l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/16NiVmp

Do Teenagers Respond to HIV Risk Information? l World Bank Africa wrld.bg/peKC6

Financial crisis & recession impacted real GDP per capita in the U.S. l St. Louis Fed bit.ly/12hnSjh

California home sales fall to 1988 levels l Housing Wire hwi.re/496Rs7

Thank you as always for joining us on Saturday for HBCU Money™ Dozen. The 12 most important research and finance articles of the week.

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