Topic: Science & Research Roundup

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Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 10, 2014

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While three-dimensional cell cultures are often more realistic than two-dimensional ones, they are more difficult to view due to their complex structure.

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Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 3, 2014

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Amidst rising concerns over childhood obesity in the United States, snacks have been implicated as a significant culprit.

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Science & Research Roundup: April 21, 2014

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The legalization of medical marijuana does not lead to an increase in use of the substance by adolescents, according to a study published this month.

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Science & Research Roundup: April 9, 2014

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A group of University engineers have developed a new method of creating steel that makes it stronger while preserving its ductility, according to a University press release.

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Science & Research Roundup: April 2, 2014

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Ali Arslan GS and James Niemeyer GS, were named winners of the Brown Institute for Brain Science’s inaugural brain computation competition.

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Science & Research Roundup: March 19, 2014

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A group of University researchers have developed a hydrofoil water wing that may allow for the harvesting of tidal power in shallow conditions.

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Science & Research Roundup: March 12, 2014

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Traffic light colors now serve a new purpose — conserving energy in University research laboratories.

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Science & Research Roundup: March 5, 2014

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A recent study suggests rodents learn tasks four to six times faster if they are looking down, not straight ahead, at visual stimuli.

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Science & Research Roundup: Feb. 26, 2014

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A recent study of an online weight loss game found the site to be an effective weight loss tool, according to a Lifespan press release.

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Science & Research Roundup: Feb. 19, 2014

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Two faculty members were selected for Sloan Research Fellowships this year and will receive $50,000 to continue their chemistry and computer science work.