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Two Washington University researchers have devised a computational model that helps farmers select the best seeds for a variety of planting conditions.
A new automated text messaging service may curb opioid abuse and reduce the likelihood of relapse while also decreasing treatment costs, according to researchers at Washington University School of Medicine and Epharmix, a St. Louis-based digital health company.
A small clinical trial led by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that a drug that revs up the immune system holds promise for fighting sepsis.
Researchers are working on a radically different way to help people with arthritis: creating living joint replacements from the patient’s own cells and then programming those cells to fight an arthritis recurrence.
A study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis finds feeding eggs to infants could provide them with key nutrients for better brains.
University leaders, including half a dozen AAU presidents, fear they are losing public and political support at an alarming rate, and say they must do more to counter charges of elitism in this Politco article.

You can add chronic kidney disease to the list of health conditions linked to outdoor air pollution.

Washington University researchers working with mice have identified a way to convert white fat, which contributes to weight gain, into brown fat that burns calories.
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.