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Medical professionals currently use a visual analogue scale, or VAS, to measure pain. The method is subjective as patients may indicate the severity of their pain on the pictured scale and pick a number from one to 10.

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U. researchers develop new method for pain analysis

November 14, 2018 0 comments

A new study by University researchers aimed to measure the amount of pain patients experience through brain activity, which could improve pain medications and treatments.

Lauren Weinstock (pictured), associate professor psychiatry and human behavior, and Jennifer Johnson, professor of public health at Michigan State University, are leading a study researching suicide prevention methods.

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Researchers aim to reduce suicides among former prisoners

October 19, 2018 0 comments

A new $1 million grant was added to a $6.8 million study from 2015 attempting to determine intentionality of opioid overdoses in people recently released from prison.

Study shows older women are more likely to have multiple births and experience increased risk of premature labor. The incidence of multiple births increases threefold in white women and fourfold in black women with age.

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U. Professors find link between age, multiple births

September 19, 2018 0 comments

A new study by University professors shows older women are more likely to give birth to more than one baby at a time due to the aging reproductive system.

Polyploidal cancer cells, referred to as giant cancer cells, can undergo amitotic budding, releasing normally-sized cancer cells into the body.

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Study brings new insights on cancer research, treatment

September 13, 2018 0 comments

Polyploidal cancer cells, also known as giant cancer cells, have been brought into the spotlight as new research suggests their previously unknown involvement in cancer development and remission.

Researchers have found that Sumatran rhinoceroses, which are close to extinction, were driven from their habitats by agriculture practices, disputing the idea that they were genetically doomed to die out.

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Sumatran rhinos nearing extinction due to farming, hunting

April 20, 2018 0 comments

Sumatran rhinoceroses once inhabited a vast expanse of land in mainland East Asia, according to a new study by University professors.

Workshop explores connections between artificial, human intelligence

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Workshop explores connections between artificial, human intelligence

April 9, 2018 0 comments

With the buzzword “data-driven” gaining traction as a hot topic within many disciplines today, researchers and students flocked to the Serre Lab’s workshop on deep learning and the field’s myriad applications last Saturday.

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University scientists discover link between glutamate, mood

March 23, 2018 0 comments

In an attempt to understand the effects that drugs like Adderall have on typical brains, scientists have found a relationship between activity of the neurotransmitter glutamate and mood for the first time, according to a study conducted by University researchers.

Researchers found that  a new material — Cesium Titanium (IV) Bromide — can take the place of lead in a specific type of solar panel that is more affordable and offers increased conductivity.

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New research aims to improve solar panels

March 7, 2018 0 comments

According to a recent study by University researchers, a new material called Cesium Titanium (IV) Bromide can replace lead in a specific type of solar panel.

The Artemis Project was created to maintain girls’ interest in STEM. The free math and science courses aim to impact students’ college futures.

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Artemis Project makes STEM accessible to underrepresented genders

February 23, 2018 0 comments

Over 20 years ago, Laurie Kardos ’98 and Jesse Marmon ’97 founded The Artemis Project while they were undergraduates in the computer science department.

Climate change thawing Cold War-era nuclear waste

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Climate change thawing Cold War-era nuclear waste

February 15, 2018 0 comments

Once a military and scientific research base in Greenland during the 1960s, Camp Century is now abandoned with all of its wastes — including chemical, radiological and physical — left frozen, presumably for eternity.