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Frodo, a chimpanzee from Gombe National Park

For Chimpanzees, Salt and Pepper Hair Not a Marker of Old Age

July 14, 2020

A new study published today in the journal PLOS ONE by researchers at the George Washington University found graying hair is not indicative of a chimpanzee’s age.

Popular Knock Codes

“Knock Codes” For Smartphone Security Are Easily Predicted, Researchers Say

July 14, 2020

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Timothy Pierce (GW): [email protected], 202-994-5647

GW Launches Tech-Focused MBA Program with DHS

July 13, 2020

The GW School of Business will launch a new Master of Business Administration degree focused on security technology transition, under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The program is part of a new DHS Center of Excellence, which the GW School of Business will lead.

GW Announces Launch of ‘ISIS Files’ Public Digital Repository

June 30, 2020

GW launched its ISIS Files repository, a virtual public repository features a selection of the 15,000 digitized pages from the documents collected in Iraq by New York Times journalist Rukmini Callimachi and a team of Iraqi translators.

Strain engineered 2D photodetector on silicon photonic circuit

Strainoptronics: A New Way to Control Photons

June 22, 2020

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Timothy Pierce: [email protected], 202-994-5647

GW Experts Available to Discuss the Supreme Court Ruling on DACA

June 18, 2020

The George Washington University has faculty available to provide opinions, expertise and commentary on a variety of topics related to today’s SCOTUS ruling that the Trump administration may not proceed with its plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

GW Experts Available to Discuss Racial Injustice, Peace and Conflict Resolution, and the Current National Discord

June 03, 2020

The George Washington University has faculty available to provide opinions, expertise and commentary on a variety of topics including race relations (including bias and inequality); protests and ex

System-level picture of nearly 100 million individuals expressing vaccine views among Facebook's 3 billion users

New Map Reveals Distrust in Health Expertise Is Winning Hearts and Minds Online

May 13, 2020

Communities on Facebook that distrust establishment health guidance are more effective than government health agencies and other reliable health groups at reaching and engaging “undecided” individuals, according to a study published today in the journal Nature.

Decay experiment

Breaking Down Wood Decomposition by Fungi

May 11, 2020

Through a combination of lab and field experiments, researchers have developed a better understanding of the factors accounting for different wood decomposition rates among fungi. The new findings reveal how an understanding of fungal trait variation can improve the predictive ability of early and mid-stage wood decay, a critical driver of the global carbon cycle.

A researcher conducting interviews with women in Leon, Nicaragua

With Sharp Decrease of Intimate Partner Violence in Nicaragua, New Study Shows Violence Against Women and Girls Is Preventable

April 21, 2020

The percentage of women and girls in Nicaragua’s second-largest city who reported experiencing physical violence by their partners during their lifetimes decreased from 55% in 1995 to 28% in 2016, according to a new study published in the journal BMJ Global Health.

Feds Who Track Influenza, Find Invisible Blood at Crime Scenes and Make the World’s Most Accurate Clock Are Among the Outstanding Midcareer Feds Honored with Arthur S. Flemming Awards

April 20, 2020

Midcareer federal workers have accomplished a variety of feats such as creating the most accurate clock in the world, developing ways to see crime scene evidence invisible to the human eye and finding new ways to track influenza around the world. The government employees behind these extraordinary efforts and other career-defining moments will be honored with this year’s Arthur S. Flemming Awards.

Sanders Projected to Win Super Tuesday Vote, GW Election Prediction Model Finds

March 03, 2020

Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to earn the largest share of votes across 14 primaries and caucuses taking place today, according to the latest projection from the GW Graduate School of Political Management.

Misinformation Concern is Bipartisan, but Democrats Blame Foreign Powers and Republicans Blame the Media, New GW Survey Finds

February 28, 2020

There is a stark partisan divide over who’s to blame for misinformation circulating during the presidential election season, according to new research from GW.

Sanders Projected to Win South Carolina Primary, GW Election Prediction Model Finds

February 27, 2020

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to emerge victorious in the 2020 South Carolina primary, according to the latest projection from the GW Graduate School of Political Management.