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ESTEEM Student Takes Thesis Project Out of the Classroom

Connor Einertson (ESTEEM ‘17) performed his thesis work on small animal anesthesia delivery technology from In Vivo Concepts LLC.  During the course of his research, Connor discovered a gap in the market in which a new type of anesthesia chamber would have potential...
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Researchers receive $2.9 Million for 5-year Monsoon Study

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are at the forefront of a five-year study to measure oceanic and atmospheric conditions and flow patterns of monsoons across the Indian Ocean, in particular Bay of Bengal, to help improve predictive models. Current...
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Notre Dame Researchers Open Path to New Generation of Optical Devices

Cameras, telescopes and microscopes are optical devices that measure and manipulate electromagnetic radiation [light]. Being able to control the light in these devices provides more information through a better “picture” of what is occurring. Specifically, controlling light on small scales...
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Novel platform uses nanoparticles to detect peanut allergies

A team of chemical and biomolecular engineers at Notre Dame has developed a novel platform to more accurately detect and identify the presence and severity of peanut allergies, without directly exposing patients to the allergen, according to a new study published...
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Global Doc: Pain pills and the damage done

The term “victim” aptly describes those in the thralls of addiction to pharmaceutical-grade opioids. To place the blame on the chemically dependent is to miss the larger picture, according to this opinion piece from Notre Dame Magazine.
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Water discovered to form column of hydration at surface of DNA

Scientists have been aware since Watson and Crick first reported the double helix structure of DNA in 1953 that water had an important relationship with the biomolecule. But finally observing the spectroscopic signature of the column of water is a...
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Reilly Center Partners with Aeon Magazine

Notre Dame’s John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values and Aeon Magazine have formed a new strategic partnership that will allow Center faculty, staff, students, and alumni to reach Aeon’s global audience of over one million unique users per month. 
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The Gold Standard for Diagnostics

Notre Dame researchers have been working to develop an improved test and have recently published a study on a new diagnostic method that uses gold nanoparticles.
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Stinson-Remick and the Dome

A view of Stinson-Remick and the Golden Dome. Photo by Matt Cashore/Copyright University of Notre Dame.  
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Senior science students honored at luncheon

Several graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 19, 2017, during a luncheon in the galleria of the Jordan Hall of Science for their varied accomplishments and successes.