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Research Spotlight

Researchers have identified a potential link between microbes in the throat and schizophrenia.

Researchers Identify Signature of Microbiomes Associated With Schizophrenia

August 25, 2015

The study could help diagnose and treat schizophrenia in the future.

A student of Dr. Leftwich observes a sea lion at the Smithsonian's National Zoo

Swimming Without a Trace—Building a Machine to Mimic What Sea Lions Naturally Do

August 10, 2015

Megan Leftwich, GW professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, is studying sea lions to build a robotic foreflipper that can move through the water without leaving a wake.

New Analysis Suggests Body Size Increase Did Not Play A Role in the Origins of Homo Genus

August 03, 2015

New research sharpens model used by anthropologists for the last 25 years.

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.