Research That Improves Our Lives
America's leading research universities are constantly working on new treatments and cures for diseases like cancer and Alzheimers, as well as life-changing innovations that make us wealthier and more secure.
- A University of Arizona team has found that an interesting pathway could have led a moon fragment to reach Earth's orbital space.
- a team of scientists led by Brown University researchers describes using atmospheric data from Venus and computer modeling to show that it’s current atmosphere and surface pressure would only have been possible as a result of an early form of plate tectonics
- Findings published in Current Biology set stage to better understand the “invisible” ocean ecosystem and its importance
As people across the United States sit down for holiday meals, filling their bellies with everything from mashed potatoes to latkes and tamales, a
- Long-term maternal exposure to common air pollutants, both before and after childbirth, has been linked to increased risk of postpartum depression for mothers, according to research led by the University of California, Irvine.
About America's Leading Research Universities
Founded in 1900, the Association of American Universities is composed of America’s leading research universities. AAU’s 71 research universities transform lives through education, research, and innovation.
Senior at Stony Brook Recognized for Undergraduate ResearchNadine Areikat, an undergraduate at Stony Brook University, was awarded the URECA Researcher of the Month while currently double majoring in biology and psychology and conducting research for her honors thesis. She aspires to be a physician specializing in emergency medicine.
University of Missouri Launches Residential Program for Students With Developmental DisabilitiesThis fall, the University of Missouri College of Education and Human Development will launch PAWS — Preparing Adults for Work and Society — a residential program for post-secondary students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.