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Racial disparities in dementia determined by social factors

A study conducted in four Latin American countries by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals that racial disparities in brain health are due to social factors, with genetic ancestry playing no role.
11-Jul-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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XL-Calibur telescope launched to study black holes

Scientists from Washington University in St. Louis have launched a balloon-borne telescope to unlock the secrets of astrophysical black holes and neutron stars, some of the most extreme objects in the universe. The device known as XL-Calibur was...
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Archaeologists report earliest evidence for plant farming in east Africa

A trove of ancient plant remains excavated in Kenya helps explain the history of plant farming in equatorial eastern Africa, a region long thought to be important for early farming but where scant evidence from actual physical crops has been...
9-Jul-2024 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers find biological clues to mental health impacts of prenatal cannabis exposure

In research published in Nature Mental Health this month, researchers at Washington University in St. Louis outline the intermediate biological steps that could play into how prenatal cannabis exposure leads to behavioral issues down the line.
5-Jul-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Experimental drug supercharges medicine that reverses opioid overdose

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, with collaborators at the University of Florida and Stanford University, identified a compound that, in mice, makes naloxone much more effective at counteracting a drug overdose.
1-Jul-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New study adds to mystery of Cahokia exodus

WashU archaeologists dig into Cahokia's history to cast doubt on a popular theory about why the ancient city was abandoned.
3-Jul-2024 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Zayed to lead new Division of Surgical Sciences

The Department of Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has appointed Mohamed A. Zayed, MD, PhD, as the inaugural director of the new Division of Surgical Sciences. Zayed is a vascular surgeon who has developed medical...
2-Jul-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fluctuating cellular energy drives microbial bioproduction

Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis study how to turbo charge microbial bioproduction
1-Jul-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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WashU Expert: VC bust? Time to return to fundamentals in 2024

After years of record investments and outsized returns fueled by ultralow interest rates, 3,200 U.S. private venture-backed companies — mostly tech startups — went out of business last year. Doug Villhard at Washington University in St. Louis'...
16-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST

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