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Jun 20, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Ancient Skulls Shed Light on Migration in the Roman Empire

Skeletal evidence shows that, hundreds of years after the Roman Republic conquered most of the Mediterranean world, coastal communities in what is now south and central Italy still bear distinct physical differences to one another.

Jun 7, 2017  |  Faculty Clusters

Leadership in Public Science: Meet Caren Cooper

Caren Cooper is an ecologist and Leadership in Public Science faculty cluster member who wrote the book on citizen science — literally.

Jun 5, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Forensic Technique Uses Forehead X-Rays to Assess Age of Juvenile Remains

Researchers have developed a technique that can provide an approximate age for juveniles based on a frontal X-ray of the skull.

May 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use Molecular Dynamics and Machine Learning to Create ‘Hyper-predictive’ Computer Models for Drug Discovery

Denis Fourches uses molecular dynamics and machine learning to create hyper-predictive drug discovery models.

May 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Pig Model to Help Research on Human Knee Growth, Injury Treatment

New research shows how the knees of pigs and humans compare at various stages of maturity – a finding that will advance research by this group (and others) on injury treatment in young people.

Mar 8, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Computer Models Could Allow Researchers to Better Understand, Predict Adverse Drug Reactions

Research explains what happens at the molecular level during severe allergic reactions to abacavir, an antiviral drug commonly given to treat HIV.

Mar 7, 2017

Computer Simulations First Step Toward Designing New, More Efficient Amine Chemical Scrubbers

Molecular models aim to improve design of cheaper, more efficient amine chemicals to capture carbon dioxide.