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Mathematics ·

AU Professor Teams Up with BAE to Win DARPA Contract for New Cyber Tools

American University Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Michael Robinson has teamed up with BAE Systems’ FAST Labs research and development team to work on a new contract awarded by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
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Environment ·

AU Facilities Management Gets Ready for Curtailment

Each winter break for the past seven years, AU Facilities Management ensures lights are turned off, non-essential cords are unplugged, and thermostats are turned down, all in a process to save energy while students and staff are away.
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Science ·

What Can a Small Worm Teach Us About Climate Adaptation?

Genome of the Devil Worm has been sequenced.
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Science ·

New Hall of Science Opening in 2020

As its latest commitment to supporting the sciences, American University will open the new Hall of Science in Fall 2020.
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Science ·

I-Corps: The I Is for Innovation, the S Is for Success

In spring 2018, American University became an official I-CORPS site. I-CORPS is a National Science Foundation-sponsored program aimed at developing science and technology entrepreneurship
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Surgicure Technology, Securing Solutions

Science ·

Surgicure Technologies and an AU Graduate’s Innovative Bite Block

AU graduate Irena Volkov's time at American University has served her in developing academic and business portfolios, and her crowning achievement is the founding of her company, Surgicure Technologies.
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AU’s new Scanning Electron Microscope (left) and Transmission Electron Microscope.

Science ·

Benefits of Microscopy for the Use of Research Experimentation

In the rapidly expanding field of microscopy, the scanning electron microscope (SEM) and transmission electron microscope (TEM) are at the forefront of ongoing research projects.
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Dr. Matthew Hartings

Science ·

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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Biodegradable gloves can be tossed out in the trash
and will decompose in approximately three years.

Science ·

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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Science ·

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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