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New Research at Wayne State Will Lead to More Accurate Multi-Component System Reliability and Failure Predictions in the Auto Industry and Beyond

A team of researchers from Wayne State University recently received a $350,000 award from the National Science Foundation for the project, “Failure Prediction and Reliability Analysis of Ultra-High Strength Steel Autobody Manufacturing Systems by...
22-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Fundamental Research Is Paving the Way for Development of First Vaccine for Heart Diseases

— Researchers at Wayne State University have made a fundamental discovery and, in subsequent collaboration with scientists at La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI), are one step closer to the goal of developing the world’s first...
16-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

New Wayne State Research to Improve Energy Efficiency and Lessen Environmental Pollutants


A Wayne State University professor has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, the agency's most prestigious award for up-and-coming researchers in science and engineering. The five-year,...
1-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

New Research Study Shows Huge Savings for Health Care

Recently published findings in Annals of Internal Medicine by Steven Lipshultz, M.D., Wayne State University professor and chair of pediatrics and pediatrician-in-chief at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, part of the Detroit Medical Center,...
30-Jun-2014 1:10 PM EDT

Creating Friendships Between African-American and Caucasian Couples Can Reduce Prejudice

Recent research findings from Wayne State University show that the physical presence of romantic partners in intergroup friendships – friendships with different racial and ethnic groups, religious groups, or sexual orientations – positively...
20-Jun-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Wayne State University Receives $2.4 Million NIH Center Grant to Develop a Cleaner, Healthier Environment in Detroit


With over $2.4 million in new federal funding, Wayne State University researchers, regional collaborators at Henry Ford Health System, the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, and community partners will study how exposures to...
17-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Breakthrough Study Sheds New Light on Best Medication for Children with Seizures


A recently published clinical study in the Journal of the American Medical Association has answered an urgent question that long puzzled ER pediatricians: Is the drug lorazepam really safer and more effective than diazepam – the U.S. Food and Drug...
11-Jun-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Children at Risk for Mental Disorders Experience Communication Breakdown in Brain Networks Supporting Attention

Attention deficits are central to psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, and are thought to precede the presentation of the illnesses. A new study led by Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher Vaibhav...
5-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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Wayne State University Part of Scientific Team Celebrating Nobel Prize for Higgs Discovery

Wayne State University researchers are celebrating the Nobel Prize for the Higgs boson discovery. A team of four WSU researchers played a part in the experimental aspects of the discovery.
8-Oct-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Wayne State University Researcher Provides Expertise on How Women’s Mental Health Issues Can Lead to Tragedies

4-Oct-2013 4:30 PM EDT

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