In the digital age in which we live, monitoring, security breaches and hacks of sensitive data are all too common. It has been argued that privacy has no place in this big data environment and anything we put online can, and probably will, be seen...
24-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
“Long tail” thinking in public health might yield greater progress in eliminating health disparities, according to a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
23-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Social media marketing strategies present both challenges and opportunities for public health professionals. It’s an effective way of reaching large audiences, but social media can also be used to spread misinformation. That’s the findings of a...
23-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Scientists have described a way to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell affected by Huntington’s disease, an ultimately fatal neurodegenerative disorder. Unlike other techniques that turn one cell type into another,...
20-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
At least 2 percent of people over age 40 and 5 percent of people over 70 have mutations linked to leukemia and lymphoma in their blood cells, according to new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
17-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have shown a new way to reverse or eliminate loss by, ironically, adding loss to a laser system to actually reap energy gains.
15-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Academic, Corporate and Policy Leaders Gather in STL to Sharpen Role of Research Universities in Addressing Global Challenges
Our 21st-century world faces seemingly insurmountable problems. It is a challenge simply to understand the breadth of the issues, let alone find sustainable and adoptable solutions. History has shown that no single entity, or even country, can do...
15-Oct-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Pharmaceutical companies have largely abandoned the business of discovering and developing antibiotics and our stock of these “miracle drugs” is beginning to shrink. Michael Kinch and his colleagues at Washington University in St. Louis are...
9-Oct-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Recent Ebola Events Illustrate Need for Restrictive Quarantine Measures, Individual Responsibility, Wash. U. Expert Says
16-Oct-2014 5:25 PM EDT
'The Process by Which Drugs Are Discovered and Developed Will Be Fundamentally Different in the Future'
Over the past several decades, Michael Kinch of Washington University in St. Louis says, the pharmaceutical industry has managed to dismantle itself. “It’s done a really efficient job of it,” he said. In a provocative series of articles and...
25-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT
24-Sep-2014 12:35 PM 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
15-Aug-2014 2:00 PM EDT
7-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT
1-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT
#WUSTL Constitutional Law Expert Magarian Available to Comment on Congressional Effort to Amend #Controlledsubstancesact
29-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT