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University researchers analyze revival of for-profit medical schools

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University researchers analyze revival of for-profit medical schools

March 14, 2017 0 comments

After nearly a century of dormancy, for-profit medical schools are making a return in the United States.

Paralysis patients achieve fastest typing yet with new brain-computer interface

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Paralysis patients achieve fastest typing yet with new brain-computer interface

March 6, 2017 0 comments

Even simple communication is a constant struggle for paralyzed patients.

Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

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Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

March 5, 2017 0 comments

College and high school students, general data enthusiasts and hackers came together to learn and work overnight in the University’s 2017 Datathon.

U. researchers create bat-inspired robot

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U. researchers create bat-inspired robot

February 27, 2017 0 comments

A building collapses and victims are stuck beneath rubble. A rescue team moves debris as quickly as possible but struggles to find people in the chaos.

Brain models with blood vessels may accelerate research

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Brain models with blood vessels may accelerate research

February 24, 2017 0 comments

Creating models of the brain is a daunting task, but round structures assembled from brain cells demonstrate many qualities of the tissue within our skulls.

New study reveals extent of colonial native enslavement

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New study reveals extent of colonial native enslavement

February 24, 2017 0 comments

A new study by Associate Professor of History Linford Fisher shows the problem in colonial New England reaches further than previously assumed.

Researchers study smokers’ perceptions of reduced nicotine cigarettes

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Researchers study smokers’ perceptions of reduced nicotine cigarettes

February 22, 2017 0 comments

In the past several years, researchers have tried to understand smokers’ perceptions of what they are putting into their bodies.

Panel discusses diversity in STEM fields

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Panel discusses diversity in STEM fields

February 17, 2017 0 comments

“How can you create black scientists if there’s no black scientific community?” asked William Massey during this week’s “Celebrating Excellence in Science.”

Ken Miller ’70 talks politics of science denial

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Ken Miller ’70 talks politics of science denial

February 17, 2017 0 comments

Ken Miller ’70 examined science denial, discussing the scientific facts and theories people often disagree with despite overwhelming supporting evidence.

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U. researchers discover inaccuracy of previous climate models

February 14, 2017 0 comments

Current climate models used to study climate change may not be as accurate as previously thought.