Fuzhong Zhang, PhD, will study synthetic biology with a prestigious five-year, $605,000 Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation.
16-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST
Secondary infection with the hepatitis C virus does not contribute to the mental impairments seen in many long-term survivors of HIV infection, a new study reveals.
11-Dec-2014 1:45 PM EST
Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, has shown early promise as a potential treatment for severe depression in patients whose symptoms don’t respond to standard therapies. The pilot study, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is...
9-Dec-2014 11:30 AM EST
New research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis challenges the view that cancer treatment in itself is a direct cause of a fatal form of leukemia that can develop several years after chemotherapy or radiation.
5-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
Genetic mutations may cause more cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) than scientists previously had realized, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
5-Dec-2014 12:45 PM EST
A team of biomedical engineers at Washington University in St. Louis, led by Lihong Wang, PhD, has developed the world’s fastest receive-only 2-D camera, a device that can capture events up to 100 billion frames per second.
1-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST
American presidents spend their time in office trying to carve out a prominent place in the nation's collective memory, but most are destined to be forgotten within 50-to-100 years of their serving as president, suggests a study on presidential name...
1-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST
Science textbooks say we can’t see infrared light. Like X-rays and radio waves, infrared light waves are longer than the light waves in the visual spectrum. But an international team of researchers has found that under certain conditions, the...
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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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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...
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