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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 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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    3-D printer creates transformative device for heart treatment

    Using an inexpensive 3-D printer, biomedical engineers have developed a custom-fitted, implantable device with embedded sensors that could transform treatment and prediction of cardiac disorders.

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    Jain receives Qatar National Research Fund grant

    Raj Jain, PhD, professor of computer science & engineering, has received a grant in collaboration with Qatar University to study application delivery in cloud-based application deployment environments.

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    Researchers blend orthopedics, engineering to better repair torn rotator cuffs

    WUSTL researchers are using a $3.1 million grant to find a better way to improve the outcome of rotator cuff repairs.

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    Moran quoted in MIT Review

    Daniel Moran, PhD, discusses new research that will combine a brain computer interface with a functional electrical stimulation system, with the goal of restoring movement to a patient's paralyzed arm.

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    Unwanted side effect becomes advantage in photoacoustic imaging

    Lihong Wang, PhD, and Junjie Yao, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate in Wang’s lab, found a unique and novel way to use an otherwise unwanted side effect of the lasers they use to their advantage.

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    Collaborative research with SIUE featured in Edwardsville Intelligencer

    Heinz Schaettler, PhD, is working with Urszula Ledzewicz, PhD, distinguished research professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, on a National Science Foundation research grant.

 
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