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Research Spotlight

Dr. Vertes holds a silicon wafer containing multiple the REDIchip devices, a new device that can detect ultratrace amounts of ch

Detecting the Undetectable: New Chip Identifies Chemicals in Ultratrace Amounts

June 17, 2015

The REDIchip will be available for commercial purchase beginning July 1.

Maritime archaeologists dive at the site of the São José shipwreck near the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. GW Professor Step

GW Archaeologist Resurfaces Stories from a Sunken Slave Ship

June 09, 2015

Off the coast of South Africa, researchers recover relics to be displayed at the Smithsonian’s newest museum.

Research Spotlight

Stacked Solar Cell

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.