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PNAS lifts embargo early on DNA damage-stressful childhood study after Quartz story breaks it

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pnas 14The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) lifted the embargo early today on a study linking of stressful childhood to DNA damage after a Quartz story ran on the paper Saturday.

From a PNAS email that went out at 8:32 a.m. Eastern today, several hours before the scheduled 3 p.m. embargo:

Due to an embargo break, PNAS is lifting the embargo early on the following paper. All other articles are under the scheduled embargo:

Telomeres and social disadvantage

PNAS tells Embargo Watch:

A story about the paper was published in Quartz ahead of the scheduled embargo.

Disclosure: The author of the Quartz story was a student of mine at NYU.

Written by Ivan Oransky

April 7, 2014 at 10:25 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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