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A professor points to the screen that features a close up of a cell

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Prevalence of Celiac Disease in South Asia

Globally, the majority of patients with CD are still underdiagnosed, and the prevalence is likely underestimated.
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Biodegradable gloves can be tossed out in the trash
and will decompose in approximately three years.

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Helping Hands: Switching to Biodegradable Gloves

Last spring, the biology department switched over from traditional plastic procedure gloves to entirely biodegradable gloves.
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Dr. Matthew Hartings

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Metal Organic Frameworks and Printing

Last year, Dr. Matthew Hartings spent a lot of time at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) working on research he began centered around metal organic frameworks and their ability to hold more density of gas than gas cylinders.
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Dr. Connaughton stands with students in the Zebrafish Ecotoxicology, Neuropharmacology and Vision Lab.

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The Impact of Mentorship

Dr. C’s mentorship has had a critical impact on the trajectory of students' academic and personal lives during our time at American University.
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Joshua Tatz

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Collaboration and Interdisciplinarity Guide

Joshua Tatz on the Behavior, Cognition and Neuroscience (BCaN) program at American University
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The number of OA publications at AU has increased steadily from 1996-2017 and then decreased a lot from 2017-2019

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The Movement toward Open Information at American University

The “open movement” is a series of related efforts, with the goal of making information freely available to all.
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Three students with the Eat Smart banner

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Bringing Myplate to Their Plate

Healthy Schoolhouse 2.0 is a program designed to increase health literacy and prevent obesity in elementary school students in Washington, DC.
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New LED lights in Campus Bookstore

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Bright Lights, Big Savings: LED Lights Installed in Fitness Center and Campus Store

New lighting fixtures will help reduce energy consumption on campus.
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Grass cutout of world continents

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Book Focused on Environmental Policy and Sustainability Receives International Political Science Prize

AU School of Public Affairs' Distinguished Executive-in-Residence Daniel Fiorino’s book, "A Good Life on a Finite Earth: The Political Economy of Green Growth," has been awarded the Charles Levine Prize of the International Political Science Association.
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The British royal coat of arms of a lion and a unicorn, with the words, British Embassy Washington

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British Embassy Calls On AU Students’ Expertise To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics

AU students present research and recommendations to embassy staff, including the deputy head of mission
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