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How Halogens Caused the End-Permian Extinction

How Halogens Caused the End-Permian Extinction

The end-Permian extinction was devastatingly destructive on a scale hard to comprehend. Ozone degradation and large fluctuations in temperature made the earth unsuitable for habitation, leading to the extinction of over 90 percent of all marine life and over 70

Diversity’s Impact On E. Coli Mobility

Diversity’s Impact On E. Coli Mobility

Movement is essential for life. We all must move to gather and consume the nutrients needed to fuel our bodies. Without the ability to orient ourselves in the best positions for nutrient consumption, we would have to be spoon-fed to

A Breath of Fresh Air on the Design of Lithium-Air Batteries

A Breath of Fresh Air on the Design of Lithium-Air Batteries

We’ve all been there before: waking up at the crack of dawn, taking a sip of coffee, and trudging all the way to class or work only to realize that our cell phone never got charged last night. Blame it

A New Malaria Vaccine

A New Malaria Vaccine

“If this research works in humans, this is Nobel Prize-worthy. And I would be honored to see Rick win that prize,” said Andrew J. Geall, PhD, the Vice President of Formulations & Chemistry at Avidity Biosciences.   Geall, originally with

Secrets of the Hippocampus: How Your Brain Uses Existing Patterns to Make New Memories

Secrets of the Hippocampus: How Your Brain Uses Existing Patterns to Make New Memories

Making memories is no easy task. It requires the collective effort of many different mechanisms in many different areas of the brain, some known and others a mystery. Researchers from the Dragoi Lab in the Department of Psychiatry at the