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Since joining the Division of Applied Mathematics, Ramanan has pushed to increase support for historically underrepresented groups in the field.

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Ten years in, first tenured woman in APMA department reshapes mentorship

December 6, 2019 0 comments

When Professor of Applied Mathematics Kavita Ramanan PhD’98 was hired by her department in 2010, she became the department’s first and only tenured female faculty member. Today, almost 10 years later, there are two.

The last 10 years in Alzheimer’s research: No cure, but care improves

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The last 10 years in Alzheimer’s research: No cure, but care improves

December 6, 2019 0 comments

Within the next 30 years, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease will likely grow by an estimated 240 percent. By the end of that 30-year mark, the disease and other dementias will cost the United States nearly $1.1 trillion.

In a new study, University researchers worked with a team in China to discover that Cooper pairs can conduct electricity at a constant rate.

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University researchers discover new state of matter

December 5, 2019 0 comments

University researchers recently discovered a new state of matter in which pairs of electrons called Cooper pairs conduct electricity as metals.

Answers to cuffing season’s biggest questions: The science of looking for love

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Answers to cuffing season’s biggest questions: The science of looking for love

December 4, 2019 0 comments

Students have begun to indulge in scrumptious meals, bright decorations and festive jingles in the early days of this holiday season.

Chemical research made cleaner, more sustainable in University lab

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Chemical research made cleaner, more sustainable in University lab

December 4, 2019 0 comments

A chemistry lab is typically a busy place; ingredients and materials line the space as the beeps of machines and squeals of steam fill the air.

The professor of the popular biology class detailed his course’s main objectives and values as well as his personal career.

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Behind success of Kellner’s course ‘Diversity of Life’

November 25, 2019 0 comments

James Kellner, assistant professor of environmental studies, holds up a Trilobite fossil, describing the ancient marine creature.

University researchers analyzed images from CRISM to identify hydrated silica at the Jezero crater on the red planet. The Mars 2020 rover will retrieve samples from the site for further analysis.

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Fossilizing mineral found at 2020 Mars rover landing site

November 22, 2019 0 comments

Identifying life on Mars may be within reach thanks to University researchers’ new findings of hydrated silica on the red planet.

Nanoparticle therapy shows promise for treatment of rare cancer

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Nanoparticle therapy shows promise for treatment of rare cancer

November 22, 2019 0 comments

This month, a paper published by University researchers Richard Terek and Qian Chen highlighted a potential nanotechnology therapy that targets chondrosarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer.

University researchers analyze Hepatitis C spread

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University researchers analyze Hepatitis C spread

November 20, 2019 0 comments

To better understand and analyze how Hepatitis C spreads in communities through injection drug use, University researchers compared the spread to a similar means of disease transmission mosquitoes.

Project studies Pollock through fluid mechanics

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Project studies Pollock through fluid mechanics

November 17, 2019 0 comments

While Jackson Pollock is most known for his unique painting style, some people admire his work for a vastly different reason.