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Killer Graphene: using pencil lead to kill bacteria

Killer Graphene: using pencil lead to kill bacteria

You have most likely seen them before: surfaces such as coatings on medical devices that claim to have anti-bacterial properties, killing germs that land on them. Current methods for creating anti-bacterial surface involve the use of either transition metals, such

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Science in the Spotlight: Doing Harm

Science in the Spotlight: Doing Harm

Maya Dusenbery’s new book, Doing Harm, provides a poignant and critical examination of the implicit biases and sexism that cause the mistreatment of women in the contemporary medical system. Weaving together vivid anecdotes, rich history, and hard statistics on the

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Undergraduate Profiles: Isaac Robinson and Lucky Yona

Undergraduate Profiles: Isaac Robinson and Lucky Yona

Improving Healthcare One Hackathon at a Time Meet Bené. Bené casually asks, “How was your day?” You might pause to collect your thoughts before responding, or perhaps an exciting event comes to mind immediately. Bené carefully observes you, taking note

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Sensation Regeneration: Self-Healable and Recyclable Electronic Skin

Sensation Regeneration: Self-Healable and Recyclable Electronic Skin

Skin provides us with an incredible range of sensory input. We feel the softness of a pillow as we drift off to sleep or feel a jolt of pain when we touch a hot stove. But skin isn’t just a

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