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Notre Dame Researchers Study Potential Cause of Common Birth Defect

 Small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO) proteins are small peptides that get added on to other proteins to regulate their activity. While SUMO has many regulatory roles in cells, it is especially important for controlling gene expression during early development. Just a...
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Science fair at Notre Dame prepares young minds for future

Tony Kramer and Sam Chippas, seniors at Marian High School, combined their interests in electrical engineering and computer science to develop a robotics project for the March 4 Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIREF) at Notre Dame.  ...
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Notre Dame’s Geothermal Energy Plans

Notre Dame is installing a $40 million geothermal system across campus as part of its overall plan to take advantage of a renewable source of energy to help heat and cool campus buildings.
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ND Fights Neglected Tropical Disease

Department of Biological Sciences Professor Edwin Michael is on the cutting edge of an initiative to address the sociology of neglected tropical disease transmission.
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ND Installing Renewable Energy System

In an effort to heed Pope Francis’ call to be better stewards of our shared Earth, Notre Dame has begun planning and installing several geothermal systems across campus.
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Super Speed

In 1882, an ambitious Notre Dame student named Albert Zahm built what might have been the first wind tunnel in the United States so that he could study the lift and drag of various wing shapes.