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    IDEA Labs publishes in Nature Biotechnology

    The founders of IDEA Labs have shared their biomedical incubator idea through a recent article in Nature Biotechnology.

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    Major Indo-U.S. Advanced Bioenergy Consortium launches

    The government of India’s Department of Biotechnology, Indian corporate leaders and Wash U have invested $2.5 million to launch the Indo-US Advanced Bioenergy Consortium for Second Generation Biofuels (IUABC).

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    Engineers find a way to win in laser performance by losing

    Engineers at Wash U have shown a new way to reverse or eliminate loss in lasing by, ironically, adding loss to a laser system to actually reap energy gains. In other words, they’ve invented a way to win by losing.

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    Wang to receive SPIE award in biomedical optics

    Lihong Wang, PhD, has been awarded the 2015 Britton Chance Biomedical Optics Award from SPIE for his pioneering technical contributions and visionary leadership in the development and application of photoacoustic tomography, photoacoustic microscopy and other innovative technologies.

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    Discovery Competition winners featured in Fast Company

    ViFlex, a company started by two Wash U alumni, offers low-cost eyeglass kits to people in developing countries.

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    Alumnus Moerner wins 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    W. E. Moerner, PhD, an alumnus of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 2014, along with two other scientists.

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    Walk through buildings from your own device

    Yasutaka Furukawa, PhD, combines 3-D computer vision of indoor scenes with the capabilities of Google Maps and Google Earth to create a unique mapping experience of indoor spaces.

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    Engineering alums team to help kids with math

    The serendipitous California convergence of two Engineering alumni is adding up to better math skills for underprivileged youth in the Bay Area.

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    Giammar seeking new solutions for underground carbon storage

    Dan Giammar, PhD, is looking at the potential for fractured basalt, a layer of common mineral-rich rock, as a safe and permanent geologic storage of carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants.

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    Mechanical journey of cancer cells focus of new study

    With a $180,000 New Investigator grant from the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation, Amit Pathak, PhD, will study the mechanical journey of cancer cells.

 
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