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Four Factors Predict Chronic Opioid Use, Suggests Study by WVU Researchers

Four factors increase the odds that a patient will wind up on chronic opioid therapy, suggests research conducted by a team of researchers led by Nilanjana Dwibedi, assistant professor in the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy.
29-May-2018 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Professors Bring the Scientific Community Closer to Understanding Binary Star Mergers

Maura McLaughlin and Duncan Lorimer, professors of physics and astronomy at West Virginia University, have discovered a new pair of pulsars and have followed up on characteristics of another new duo. Their research will bring insights into the...
22-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Receive Funding From the Alpha Foundation to Study Mine Safety and Health

A pair of research teams from West Virginia University have received close to $500,000 in funding from the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health.
22-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Biology Student Links Clean Air Act to Red Spruce Recovery in Appalachia

After a 50-year period of declining growth of the tree species prior to the Clean Air Act, a new study found that declining air pollution alongside increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide and warmer spring temperatures have resulted in dramatic...
21-May-2018 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Biology Student Connects Sense of Smell to Brain Diseases

Studying how insects’ wing movements affect their sense of smell has the potential to explain underlying causes of disorders like schizophrenia, Parkinson’s disease and shortness of breath, according to new research from West Virginia...
7-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Biology Student Uses Appalachian Forests to Improve Future Climate Predictions

A West Virginia University student is using Appalachian forests to improve predictions of future climate change.
3-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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WVU English Professor Awarded Prestigious Carnegie Fellowship

West Virginia University English professor Stephanie Foote has been named one of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellows for her work related to cultural production in and around the Anthropocene, the geological epoch in which human activity has had a...
25-Apr-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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WVU Student Researching Effects of Reproductive Politics on West Virginia Women

West Virginia University junior Ashley Brash is researching the effects of reproductive politics on women in West Virginia. Brash’s research focuses on interpreting actions by legislators and construction of arguments against abortion and...
19-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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