Using a new high-speed, high-resolution imaging method, Lihong Wang, PhD, and his team at Washington University in St. Louis were able to see blood flow and other functions inside a living mouse brain at faster rates than ever before.
30-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Computer scientists at Washington University in St. Louis tackled some big data about an important protein and discovered its connection in human history as well as clues about its role in complex neurological diseases.
26-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Antibiotic resistance is poised to spread globally among bacteria frequently implicated in respiratory and urinary infections in hospital settings, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
25-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT
The industrial metal manganese, once scarce, is now ubiquitous in our environment. New work suggests that it addles honey bees, which often act as sentinel species for environmental contaminants, even at levels considered safe for humans.
17-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Much has been written about the history of the women’s and gay liberation movements of the late 20th century, but little is known about how heterosexual men navigated dramatic changes in the legal regulation of families in the 1980s. In a new...
24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT
The outcome of a duel between mathematical models supports the reigning theory of the genetics of altruism. Called inclusive fitness, it says altruism is competitive if it benefits relatives carrying the same gene as the selfless individual....
16-Mar-2015 2:00 PM EDT
Vitamin D deficiency is linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, and both disorders are rooted in chronic inflammation. Now, studying mice that lack the ability to process vitamin D in immune cells involved in inflammation, Washington University...
19-Mar-2015 11:30 AM EDT
If kidney cancer is diagnosed early — before it spreads beyond the kidney — 80 percent of patients survive. However, finding it early has been among the disease’s greatest challenges. Now, Washington University School of Medicine have...
18-Mar-2015 4:30 PM EDT
Appearing March 12 before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, Michal Grinstein-Weiss, PhD, associate director of the Center for Social Development (CSD) at Washington University in St. Louis, urged U.S. senators to create long-term...
13-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Why do so many of us cry at the movies? Why do we flinch when Rocky Balboa takes a punch? What’s really happening in our brains as we immerse ourselves in the lives being acted out on screen? These are the questions that Washington University in...
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Measles Not Only Serious Disease We’re Failing to Vaccinate Against; HPV Vaccine Raises Similar Concerns
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Charlie Hebdo Terror Attack Feeds on Centuries-Old Tensions; May Strengthen Far Right, Says Islamic Culture Expert
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