Topic: study

Gradient nanotwin boundaries strengthen the structure of certain metals, which allows for improved performance in machines and offers potential applications in the production of cars and handheld devices.

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Researchers explore method to make metals stronger

November 12, 2018 0 comments

As research in engineering leads to advancements in design, technology and methods, scientists strive to strengthen materials. University researchers recently analyzed the benefits of gradient nanotwin boundaries — tiny linear divisions with identical structures on either side — in certain metals, such as copper.

Nonfatal injuries cost U.S. nearly $1.8 trillion yearly

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Nonfatal injuries cost U.S. nearly $1.8 trillion yearly

November 11, 2018 0 comments

From broken bones to concussions, injuries afflict millions across the United States. While some may appear common and of minimal consequence in the long term, they can quickly drain individuals’ pockets and well-being.

Tropical tree study uses satellite technology

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Tropical tree study uses satellite technology

October 29, 2018 0 comments

In a study of a species of brightly-flowering trees, a University professor used satellite imagery to observe how the trees’ population density affects their spread.

Assistant Professor Lisa Littman’s study suggests that online forums and social media have allowed transgender identities to spread among youth.

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Gender dysphoria study faces criticism

September 4, 2018 0 comments

On Aug. 22, the University published a press release on the first-ever research study to investigate “rapid-onset gender dysphoria,” which was authored by Lisa Littman, assistant professor of the practice of behavioral and social sciences in the School of Public Health.

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Sleep lab links alcoholism, mood to sleep

October 4, 2017 0 comments

Everybody sleeps, yet we still know so little about why, what the brain does while we do or how it affects people’s behavior

Study projects climate change to increase heat-related deaths

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Study projects climate change to increase heat-related deaths

September 13, 2017 0 comments

It’s easy to conceptualize climate change as distant environmental shifts in the future.

Research finds improvement in children’s eating habits

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Research finds improvement in children’s eating habits

December 4, 2016 0 comments

Xiao Gu GS conducted an analysis of the diets of children in the United States and found that childrens’ overall nutrition has markedly improved