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Topic: science

Female scientists celebrate accomplishments

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Female scientists celebrate accomplishments

April 21, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Six successful female scientists delivered a series of public lectures on their work in various fields at “Inspiring Women in Science 2017.”

Paralysis patients achieve fastest typing yet with new brain-computer interface

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Paralysis patients achieve fastest typing yet with new brain-computer interface

March 6, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Even simple communication is a constant struggle for paralyzed patients.

Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

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Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

March 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

College and high school students, general data enthusiasts and hackers came together to learn and work overnight in the University’s 2017 Datathon.

U. researchers create bat-inspired robot

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U. researchers create bat-inspired robot

February 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled

A building collapses and victims are stuck beneath rubble. A rescue team moves debris as quickly as possible but struggles to find people in the chaos.

Ken Miller ’70 talks politics of science denial

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Ken Miller ’70 talks politics of science denial

February 17, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Ken Miller ’70 examined science denial, discussing the scientific facts and theories people often disagree with despite overwhelming supporting evidence.

Q&A: Vogelstein ’00 discusses neuroscience, intelligence technology

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Q&A: Vogelstein ’00 discusses neuroscience, intelligence technology

February 15, 2017 Comments are Disabled

R. Jacob Vogelstein ’00 received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in January.

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U. researchers discover inaccuracy of previous climate models

February 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Current climate models used to study climate change may not be as accurate as previously thought.

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U. researchers encourage community-based studies

February 14, 2017 Comments are Disabled

The struggle to obtain representative population samples continues to plague researchers.

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Liang ’19: Scientific advocacy starts with the scientists

February 13, 2017 1 comment

Between the rogue Twitter accounts of NASA and the National Park Service and the planned March for Science on Earth Day, science is at war.

Artificial creation of gamete cells raises ethical questions

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Artificial creation of gamete cells raises ethical questions

February 5, 2017 Comments are Disabled

In vitro gametogenesis has recently raised a number of ethical concerns from researchers in the field.