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LimeBikes coming to Notre Dame Campus

The University of Notre Dame today unveiled a dockless bike sharing program with LimeBike, adding 175 bright green bikes to campus for student, faculty, staff and visitor use.
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Researchers Awarded Grants

Research, the fundamental work that lays the foundation for game-changing innovations, takes time and dedication. It also requires cutting-edge equipment that requires funding.
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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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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...