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    World’s fastest 2-D camera may enable new scientific discoveries

    Lihong Wang, PhD, the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has developed the world’s fastest receive-only 2-D camera, a device that can capture events up to 100 billion frames per second.

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    Bayly, Rudy receive continued funding for research

    Philip Bayly, PhD, and Yoram Rudy, PhD, have each received renewals of ongoing research grants from the National Institutes of Health.

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    Improving imaging of cancerous tissues by reversing time

    Lihong Wang, PhD, is applying a novel time-reversal technology that allows researchers to better focus light in tissue, such as muscles and organs.

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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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