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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.

Funded by a variety of organizations, including the American Museum of Natural History, the study examined how wave turbulence affects foraging patterns for fish and sea urchins.

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Galapagos Islands illustrate power of biodiversity in changing climate

November 17, 2019 0 comments

The Galapagos Islands, one of the first marine reserves in the world and Charles Darwin’s famed site of revolutionary observation, recently housed University researchers looking to better understand biodiversity.

Science and Research Roundup, Nov. 15

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Science and Research Roundup, Nov. 15

November 15, 2019 0 comments

As students look ahead to Thanksgiving break and trips through T.F. Green and Boston Logan airports, scientists on campus are preparing to study the physics behind the ever-present phenomenon of turbulence.