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Pembroke Center celebrates Lovelace Day

October 15, 2013 0 comments

Students created and fleshed out Wikipedia articles to commemorate female scientists.

Study advances autism research

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Study advances autism research

September 27, 2013 0 comments

Researchers discovered more acidic endosomes disrupt neuronal branching.

Mahadevan confessed the questions he presented are “tiny” but a “cause for hope” for the future of mathematics in biology.

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Lecturer explains nature with mathematical principles

September 25, 2013 1 comment

The Harvard professor used examples to show the simplicity in complex scientific questions.

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Study could help develop new oral medicines

September 11, 2013 0 comments

Researchers examined the digestion of particles in rat intestines, providing insights into oral drug delivery.

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N. Carolina bill prompts voter rights debate

April 18, 2013 0 comments

One of the proposed changes eliminates same-day voter registration.

The vast majority of the 112 UTRA posters presented at the 2012 Summer Research Symposium detailed projects in the physical and life sciences.

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Nearly 400 students seek summer funding through UTRAs

April 12, 2013 1 comment

The program has recently seen a steady increase in applicants from the humanities.

Study reflects diversity of Hispanic ethnic groups

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Study reflects diversity of Hispanic ethnic groups

March 20, 2013 0 comments

Demographic disparities in non-Mexican groups have increased in the past two decades.

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Amidst test anxiety, some profs turn to alternatives

March 15, 2013 2 comments

Smaller collaborative learning environments can be an option for overwhelmed students.

NYU professor Paul Glimcher measured college students’ brain activity as they chose between DVDs and art posters as part of a behavioral study.

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Prof explores ‘neuroeconomics’ in lecture

March 5, 2013 0 comments

Economics in upcoming years will use research from neurobiology more, NYU professor says.

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Prof researches Samoan obesity epidemic

February 20, 2013 1 comment

A U. epidemiologist is examining the problem’s origin and potential intervention strategies.