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Researchers have developed an algorithm that can be used to analyze a patient's medical history and predict whether the patient is at risk for developing Parkinson’s disease.
The Zika Virus, which can cause devastating neurological damage in developing fetuses, also targets and kills brain cancer stem cells, according to researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Washington University School of Medicine.
Alzheimer's researchers at Washington University in St. Louis believe a certain gene mutation causes energy shortages in immune cells that protect the brain.
Surgery can restore vision in patients who have suffered hemorrhaging in the eye after a traumatic brain injury, according to a small study from vision researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Engineers have found a way to transform dirty water into drinking water, and it could be a global game-changer.
Map provides detailed picture of how the brain is organized.
This article describes a visual approach to integrating observational data into self-evaluation and peer review of teaching, practices that can lead to the adoption of evidence-based active-learning strategies in STEM.
An article on the comparative genomics of a fruit fly chromosome with 940 undergraduate authors demonstrates that research experiences can be offered to far more students than has traditionally been possible.
Washington University in St. Louis is one of eight Association of American Universities (AAU) member campuses selected to serve as project sites for the association’s five-year initiative to improve the quality of undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields at its member institutions, AAU officials announced today.