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Wayne State Professor Earns NSF CAREER Award to Improve Wireless Wearable Biosensors

ai-Yen Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Wayne State University’s College of Engineering, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, the...
20-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Wayne State Political Science Professor Receives NSF Funding to Explore Constraints on Policy Learning After Disasters

With the help of a $55,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Kristin O’Donovan, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University, will explore the limits on policy...
19-Apr-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Wayne State University Searches for New Directions to Treat Barth Syndrome

The Barth Syndrome Foundation recently announced awardees from its 2017 grant cycle. Miriam Greenberg, Ph.D., professor of biological sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Wayne State University and a resident of Ann Arbor,...
28-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Novel Study Is First to Demonstrate Brain Mechanisms That Give “the Iceman” Unusual Resistance to Cold

Dutch adventurer Wim Hof is known as “The Iceman” for good reason. Hof established several world records for prolonged resistance to cold exposure, an ability he attributes to a self-developed set of techniques of breathing and meditation —...
28-Feb-2018 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Research Presents New Information About Flint Water Crisis

Based on a detailed statistical analysis of multiple datasets, the Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP) research team found that the majority of Legionnaires’ disease cases that occurred during the 2014-15 outbreak in...
8-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


New NIH Study to Research the Risk of Hearing Loss in Detroit Firefighters

With the help of funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, a Wayne State University professor is researching gene-environment interactions to determine the association between...
13-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sperm RNA May Serve as Biomarkers of Future Health

Human sperm may hold the potential to serve as biomarkers of the future health of newborn infants, according to a new study by a Wayne State University School of Medicine research team.
1-Dec-2017 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Study Out of WSU Further Supports Use of Progesterone to Fight Preterm Birth

A new study published today – World Prematurity Day – in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology provides additional support for treatment with vaginal progesterone to reduce the risk of preterm birth, neonatal complications and infant...
17-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Consensus Statement Questions Science Behind Brain-Training Claims

6-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Wayne State University Part of Scientific Team Celebrating Nobel Prize for Higgs Discovery

Wayne State University researchers are celebrating the Nobel Prize for the Higgs boson discovery. A team of four WSU researchers played a part in the experimental aspects of the discovery.
8-Oct-2013 1:00 PM EDT

Wayne State University Researcher Provides Expertise on How Women’s Mental Health Issues Can Lead to Tragedies

4-Oct-2013 4:30 PM EDT

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