A team of researchers at Washington University in St. Louis has developed a new sensor that can detect and count nanoparticles, at sizes as small as 10 nanometers, one at a time. The researchers say the sensor could potentially detect much smaller...
27-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT
In a few days, a balloon-borne telescope sensitive to the polarization of high-energy “hard” X rays will ascend to the edge of the atmosphere above Fort Sumner, N.M., to stare fixedly at black holes and other exotic astronomical objects. It will...
29-Aug-2014 2:15 PM EDT
In the August 28 issue of the journal Nature a multi-institution research network called modENCODE (the Model Organism ENCylopedia Of DNA Elements) published three major papers that map and compare the genomes and epigenomes of humans and two model...
21-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Scientists at Washington University in St. Louis have obtained the first experimental evidence that there are at least two fail-safe points in the bacterial cell cycle. If the fail-safes are activated, the cell is forced to exit the cell cycle...
27-Aug-2014 4:45 PM EDT
Only recently has it become possible to accurately “see” the structure of a liquid. Using X-rays and a high-tech apparatus that holds liquids without a container, a physicist at Washington University in St. Louis has compared the behavior of...
27-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed algorithms to identify weak spots in tendons, muscles and bones prone to tearing or breaking. The technology, which needs to be refined before it is used in patients, one day may help...
26-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT
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
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
29-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT
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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