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Eck Institute for Global Health to study Zika in Belize

The University has announced a collaboration with Mayo Clinic, the Belize Ministry of Health and the Belize Vector and Ecology Center aimed at strengthening the country’s ability to respond to Zika virus and other arboviruses.
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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.