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March 8, 2016
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Encouraging a new generation of women inventors to #MakeWhatsNext

Yvonne Brill invented satellite propulsion. Sarah Mather developed the underwater telescope. Ada Lovelace created the first computer algorithm. They were all women inventors, two words that many people don’t put together in a sentence very often.

September 5, 2014
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Short lives, violent deaths: Two CT-scanned Siberian mammoth calves yield trove of insights

ANN ARBOR — CT scans of two newborn woolly mammoths recovered from the Siberian Arctic are revealing previously inaccessible details about the early development of prehistoric pachyderms. In addition, the X-ray images show that both creatures died from suffocation after … Continue reading

July 15, 2014
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NASA Radio Delivered for Europe’s 2016 Mars Orbiter

The first of two NASA Electra radios that will fly aboard the European Space Agency’s next mission to Mars has been delivered for installation onto the ESA ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter (TGO). The TGO is being assembled at Thales Alenia … Continue reading

June 7, 2014
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Brown University Oncology Research Group: Twenty years of cancer treatment trials

Since 1994 cancer doctors affiliated with the Alpert Medical School have had a place with funding, administrative, and collegial support to develop and test novel cancer treatments: The Brown University Oncology Research Group. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Too few … Continue reading

February 21, 2014
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Report shows lack of knowledge about World War One’s global impact

A widespread lack of understanding of the global scale and impact of the First World War has been revealed in a new report. Research by the British Council in the UK and six other countries shows that knowledge of the … Continue reading

February 4, 2014
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Germany’s economic resurgence due to decentralised wage bargaining rather than Hartz reforms: new research

The astonishing transformation of the German economy from the ‘sick man of Europe’ to a lean and highly competitive economy is predominantly due to the decentralisation of wage bargaining rather than government labour market reforms, according to new research led … Continue reading

February 3, 2014
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‘Life as Research Scientist’: Romain Fleury, Engineer

Due to deep passion for physics, Romain Fleury, after completion of his engineering diploma in France, joined the research group of Prof. Andrea Alù at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is currently pursuing a Ph.D degree. His … Continue reading

January 26, 2014
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Gene therapy leads to robust improvements in animal model of fatal muscle disease

Preclinical studies show that gene therapy can improve muscle strength in small- and large-animal models of a fatal congenital childhood disease know as X-linked myotubular myopathy. The findings, appearing  as the cover story in the January 22, 2014 issue of … Continue reading