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Research Spotlight



The George Washington University Researcher Received $1.7 Million to Study Solar Cement

September 18, 2012

Stuart Licht, professor of chemistry at the George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus, has been awarded $1.7 million to continue studying methods of producing cement and other fuels that reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emissions into the environment.

George Washington University Receives Record $24.5 Million for Health, Medical Research

September 06, 2012

The George Washington University today announced that it has received two grants totaling nearly $24.5 million dollars, the largest grant allocation the university has received in recent history.

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George Washington University Computational Biology Director Solves 200-Year-Old Oceanic Mystery

August 27, 2012

The origin of Cerataspis monstrosa has been a mystery as deep as the ocean waters it hails from for more than 180 years. For nearly two centuries, researchers have tried to track down the larva that has shown up in the guts of other fish over time but found no adult counterpart. Until now.

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GW Researchers Reveal First Autism Candidate Gene that Demonstrates Sensitivity to Sex Hormones

February 16, 2011

George Washington University researcher, Dr.

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Nobel Laureate In Medicine To Join The George Washington University

January 11, 2011

A Nobel Prize winner will soon be teaching and conducting life saving research at the George Washington University.

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Neandertal Diets Are More Similar to Modern Humans Than Scientists Originally Thought

December 27, 2010

Researchers from George Washington University and the Smithsonian Institution have discovered evidence to debunk the theory that Neandertals’ disappearance was caused in part by a deficient diet –

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GW Research Team’s Dinosaur Discovery Helps Solve Piece of Evolutionary Puzzle

January 28, 2010

A George Washington University expedition to the Gobi Desert of China has enabled researchers to solve the puzzle of how one group of dinosaurs came to look like birds independent of birds.

Research Spotlight

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Scientists Design Solar Cell that Captures Nearly All Energy of Solar Spectrum

July 11, 2017

Scientists have designed and constructed a prototype for a new solar cell that integrates multiple cells stacked into a single device capable of capturing nearly all of the energy in the solar spectrum.

Using light, “spark” cells (green) and automation, Entcheva’s lab speeds up the process of drug screening in heart cells (red) t

GW Researchers Use Light to Control Human Heart Cells and Expedite Development of New Drugs

May 10, 2016

The research is outlined in a paper which published in Nature Communications on Tuesday.

Researchers have described a new species of plant-eating dinosaur, Hualianceratops wucaiwanensis, that stood on its hind feet an

Triceratops Gets A Cousin: Researchers Identify Another Horned Dinosaur Species

December 09, 2015

The findings were published in PLOS ONE on Dec. 9.