Young lovers walking down the aisle may dream of long and healthy lives together, but close friends in the wedding party may have a better sense of whether those wishes will come true, suggests new research on personality and longevity from...
23-Jan-2015 5:00 PM EST
When it comes to race, too many people still mistake bigotry for science, argues Washington University in St. Louis anthropologist Robert W. Sussman, PhD, in his new book, “The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea.”...
23-Jan-2015 4:00 PM EST
With an esteemed five-year, $500,000 Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation, Amit Pathak, PhD, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, plans to take a multi-disciplinary approach to better...
23-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST
Analyzing every marijuana-related Twitter message sent during a one-month period in early 2014, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have found that the “Twitterverse” is a pot-friendly place. In that time, more than 7 million...
22-Jan-2015 5:40 PM EST
Inflammatory bowel diseases are associated with a decrease in the diversity of bacteria in the gut, but a new study led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has linked the same illnesses to an increase in the...
21-Jan-2015 6:00 PM EST
Scientists have identified a gene that helps regulate how well nerves of the central nervous system are insulated, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.
21-Jan-2015 5:00 PM EST
To study the climatic effects of peat fire emissions, Rajan Chakrabarty, PhD, at Washington University in St. Louis, has received a three-year, $530,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
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Scientists have gained new insight into fragile X syndrome — the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability — by studying the case of a person without the disorder, but with two of its classic symptoms.
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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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Wash U Expert: Police Body Cams Can Work if Used Properly, but Complex Racial Issues Can’t Be Solved with Gadgets
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