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WPI professor to represent American Mathematical Society at exhibition on science funding

... CNSF is an alliance of more than 100 scientific societies, universities, and corporations that advocates for increased funding for National Science Foundation (NSF) research and education programs. Since 1995, the coalition has sponsored an annual event in Washington, D.C...

Developer of new method for treating bone defects wins WPI Entrepreneurship Award

... The Kalenian Award was established in 2006 by Alba Kalenian in memory of her late husband, inventor Aram Kalenian '33. Its purpose is to encourage innovation and entrepreneurship among...

Device that aids people with muscular dystrophy wins inaugural WPI Entrepreneurship Award

WORCESTER, Mass. -- June 7, 2006 -- A faculty member and two graduate students at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) who developed a motorized brace that enables people suffering from muscular dystrophy to perform simple tasks with their hands, and gain a greater sense of independence, have received WPI's first Kalenian Award for entrepreneurship. The award includes $25,000 in seed funding to...
(Date:10/29/2014)... of its kind to date, researchers have used DNA ... risk for autism. Joseph Buxbaum, Ph.D., Icahn School of ... Ph.D., Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and their ... children, parents and unrelated people. They identified changes in ... risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) – a jump ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... and environmental, have been blamed for increasing the ... as a family history of schizophrenia, are widely ... gondii , a parasite transmitted by soil, undercooked ... skepticism. , A new study by Gary Smith, ... University of Pennsylvania,s School of Veterinary Medicine, used ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... Researching the safety of nanoparticles is all the rage. ... topic, examining the question of whether titanium dioxide nanoparticles ... into the body, whether carbon nanotubes from electronic products ... to be or whether nanoparticles in food can get ... Public interest is great, research funds are flowing – ...
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