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03/25/2014
Najla Al-Sweel, Ph.D. candidate in molecular biology and genetics, believes she may have found the "missing link" that makes DNA replication work.
03/25/2014
Najla Al-Sweel, Ph.D. candidate in molecular biology and genetics, believes she may have found the "missing link" that makes DNA replication work.
03/25/2014
The 2013 Dean’s Fellow in the history of home economics in the College of Human Ecology gave an account of Flemmie Kittrell’s life March 20. Kittrell was the first African-American woman in the country to earn a Ph.D. in nutrition.
03/25/2014
Astronomer Carolyn Porco, director of NASA’s Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for Operations, or CICLOPS, will speak April 9 at G-01 Uris Hall at 4:30 p.m.
03/24/2014
David Awschalom, Ph.D. ’82, will deliver the 2014 Hans Bethe lecture April 9 on spintronics – an emerging field based on the quantum nature of the electron.
03/24/2014
At a March 22 workshop aimed to encourage grade-school girls to pursue science and technology, Girl Scouts decoded secret messages and investigated a scene to earn scouting detective badges, among other activities.
03/24/2014
A computer program by mathematics professor Michael Stillman makes abstract math problems concrete and computable.
03/20/2014
Facial expressions are rooted in emotional responses that exploit how our eyes gather and focus light to detect an unknown threat, reports a study by neuroscientist by Adam Anderson in the journal Psychological Science.
03/20/2014
Children in schools with vegetable gardens got 10 minutes more of exercise than before their schools had gardens, reports a study on the benefits of school gardens.
03/20/2014
A revealing study of personal privacy and self-disclosure on Facebook asks: What were you thinking when you hit "post?"