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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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    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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    Washington University expanding supercomputer with NIH grant

    Washington University has received a nearly $600,000 federal grant to upgrade and expand its high-performance computer, allowing researchers to process large amounts of data significantly faster.

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    WUSTL researcher featured in Bloomberg Businessweek

    Samuel Achilefu, PhD, professor of radiology, biomedical engineering, biochemistry, and molecular biophysics, developed high-tech goggles to help surgeons spot cancer cells.

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    Copper oxide nanowires could become basis for new solar cells

    Taking a different view of a piece of copper led Washington University engineer Parag Banerjee, PhD, and his team to discover how its sprouts grass-like nanowires that could one day be made into solar cells.

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    Groundbreaking optical device could enhance computers, lasers

    Engineers at Washington University in St. Louis have used a "whispering gallery" phenomenon with an optical device that may lead to new and more powerful computers that run faster and cooler.

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    Having a heart attack? This smart membrane tells your doctor

    Wired Magazine features new research from Igor Efimov, PhD, who has designed a 3-D elastic membrane equipped with sensors that could transform the treatment and prediction of cardiac disorders.

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