Monthly blood transfusions reduce the risk of stroke in young patients with sickle cell anemia, scientists report Aug. 20 in The New England Journal of Medicine.
20-Aug-2014 7:00 AM EDT
Mice missing two important proteins of the vascular system develop normally and appear healthy in adulthood, as long as they don’t become injured. If they do, their wounds don’t heal properly, a new study shows. The research, at Washington...
18-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT
An estimated 55 million to 105 million people in the United States suffer from foodborne illnesses each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), resulting in costs of $2-$4 billion annually. What if Twitter could be...
15-Aug-2014 2:35 PM EDT
New research in mice suggests that a class of drugs approved to treat leukemia and epilepsy also may be effective against kidney stones.
14-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT
In the past 10 years an active-learning course, called “Active Physics,” has gradually displaced lecture-based introductory courses in physics at Washington University in St. Louis. But are active-learning techniques effective when they are...
12-Aug-2014 9:50 AM EDT
Women tend to outperform men when it comes to collaboration and creativity in small working groups, but force teams to go head to head in highly competitive environments and the benefits of a female approach are soon reversed, suggests new research...
11-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT
In infants born prematurely, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that the population of bacteria in babies’ gastrointestinal tracts may depend more on their biological makeup and gestational age at birth...
7-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT
People learn better and recall more when given the impression that they will soon have to teach newly acquired material to someone else, suggests new research from Washington University in St. Louis.
11-Aug-2014 5:00 AM EDT
Former Immigration Agency Chief Counsel Available for Comment on Impending Obama Immigration Reform Announcement
19-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT
Washington University in St. Louis Experts Available to Comment on Ongoing Situation in Ferguson, MO
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#WUSTL Constitutional Law Expert Magarian Available to Comment on Congressional Effort to Amend #Controlledsubstancesact
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Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case is the corporate equivalent of the road to Damascus, says Elizabeth Sepper, JD, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis. "Many more corporations will find religion to opt...
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