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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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    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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    Camera developed at WUSTL sheds light on mate choice of swordtail fish

    A group of researchers have used a special camera developed by Viktor Gruev, PhD, to discover that female northern swordtail fish choose their mates based on polarization signals from the males.

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    Biswas, Yang research on cover of Advanced Optical Materials

    Research by Pratim Biswas, PhD, and Lan Yang, PhD, is the cover story of the August 2014 issue of Advanced Optical Materials.

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    New technology may identify tiny strains in body tissues before injuries occur

    Researchers at WUSTL have developed a new technology that one day may help pinpoint minor strains and tiny injuries in the body’s tissues long before bigger problems occur.

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    Study reveals how Ebola blocks immune system

    Rohit Pappu, PhD, and a group of researchers have learned one way the Ebola virus dodges the body’s antiviral defenses, providing important insight that could lead to new therapies.

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    Washington University researchers explore the future of drone technology

    Raj Jain, PhD, and Humberto Gonzalez, PhD, explore the possibilities of unmanned aerial vehicles in a video by HEC TV.

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    Engineers develop new sensor to detect tiny individual nanoparticles

    A team of engineers, led by Lan Yang, PhD, has developed a new sensor that can detect and count nanoparticles, at sizes as small as 10 nanometers, one at a time.

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    WUSTL researchers among group awarded $20 million for climate variability research

    As part of a multi-institutional, $20 million effort, researchers at WUSTL will use imaging technology and images of public spaces to study climate variability and its potential agricultural, ecological and social impacts in Missouri.

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    Crowley to further study Named Data Networking with NSF grant

    Patrick Crowley, PhD, and a nationwide group of collaborators have received a nearly $5 million collaborative grant from the National Science Foundation to further develop, test and deploy the group’s novel Internet architecture.

 
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