Research

U of Wisconsin Research Seeks To Identify Students At Risk

Using data from every mouse click a student makes doing online course work, researchers from three University of Wisconsin institutions hope to identify students at risk of doing poorly and potentially dropping out of school.

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Much At Stake In University Of Utah’s RNA Interference Lawsuit

Patent » School wants scientist Brenda Bass listed as an inventor in “gene silencing” process.

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Controversial Fracking Report Still On U of Texas Website, Not Noting Author’s Industry Ties

University of Texas Energy Institute Director Ray Orbach has gone on the record to say a controversial study on fracking would have noted that lead author Charles “Chip” Groat is member of an oil and gas company’s board of directors, had he known about it.

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Calvin College Receives $375,622 State Grant To Help Clean Up Plaster Creek

Calvin College has received a $375,622 state grant to strengthen cleanup efforts in the Plaster Creek watershed, long one of the region’s most polluted streams.

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OSU Lab Fires Up Laser After Five Years’ Work

It was more like science fiction than science. After a split-second blast from a powerful laser beam, a flash of light like a tiny lightning bolt filled Ohio State University’s High Energy Density Physics lab.

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Times Watchdog: What Will Be Impact Of UAH Losing Top Researcher?

In the past year, the University of Alabama in Huntsville has undergone an abrupt change in the president's office and weathered the voice of concern about the direction of the school.

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A&M System Lands Major Federal Biosecurity Contract

A Texas A&M University System-led team has won a major federal contract to develop one of three new national centers — the only one led by a public university system — for developing and manufacturing medicine and vaccines to respond to pandemic diseases and bioterror threats.

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