Science & Research

Study looks at mindfulness effects on health education

February 26, 2015 0 comments

Researchers investigated how ecological momentary assessment can be used to develop interventions for depression and self-inflicted harm.

Study examines EMA as research tool

February 26, 2015 0 comments

Researchers investigated how ecological momentary assessment can be used to develop interventions for depression and self-inflicted harm.

Panelists discussed the shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources in Latin America. Increasing sustainability efforts in Latin American countries could benefit both the climate and economy of the region.

Panelists discuss Latin American climate change efforts

February 26, 2015 1 comment

The generally poor economic conditions of Latin American nations and the fragmentation of the entire region could impede climate change efforts.

U. study uses tadpoles to explore link between VPA, hyperconnected brain

U. study uses tadpoles to explore link between VPA, hyperconnected brain

February 25, 2015 0 comments

In a recent study, University researchers used a tadpole model to better understand the effects valproic acid has on neurodevelopment and behavior.

Fact and fiction in “Interstellar”

February 24, 2015 0 comments

“Interstellar” is a must-see film for its grand visual effects and far out ideas that bend space, time and the filmgoer’s mind.

Researchers tackle gaps in hepatitis C treatment

February 19, 2015 0 comments

A program run by U. researchers aims to identify and provide comprehensive treatment for underserved patients who are chronically infected with hepatitis C.

Nanopore ‘cages’ trap DNA strands, enable less expensive testing

February 19, 2015 0 comments

A newly developed DNA “cage” allows scientists to more easily and quickly identify specific portions of a DNA strand.

U. seeks to increase UTRA participation in humanities

February 12, 2015 1 comment

Though humanities concentrators account for over just 15 percent of the student body, they have seen low representation in the applicant pool for UTRAs.

Meteorite closely resembles makeup of Mars’ crust

Meteorite closely resembles makeup of Mars’ crust

February 12, 2015 0 comments

University researchers who study Northwest Africa 7034 have concluded that it is likely representative of most of the rocks comprising Mars’ crust.

Lecture explores healing power of music, medicine

February 12, 2015 0 comments

In the arts, we are all learners,” said Lisa Wong, author of “Scales to Scalpels: Doctors Who Practice the Healing Arts of Music and Medicine.”