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Research Spotlight

No Teeth? No Problem. Dinosaur Species Had Teeth as Babies, Lost Them as They Grew

December 22, 2016

Researchers have discovered that a species of dinosaur, Limusaurus inextricabilis, lost its teeth in adolescence and did not grow another set as adults.

Americans’ Likeliness to Believe in Climate Change Connected to Geographic Location and Local Weather Events, Study Finds

Americans’ Likeliness to Believe in Climate Change Connected to Geographic Location and Local Weather Events, Study Finds

December 19, 2016

A new study finds local weather may play an important role in Americans’ belief in climate change.

Study Finds Ideology as Important an Inspiration to American Jihadists as Affiliation With Islamic State Group

December 06, 2016

A new study from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism found that American jihadists continue to draw inspiration from a variety of groups other than the Islamic State group (IS).

The number of ISIS-related charges issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 109 to 111, according to updated

GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 111 People with ISIS-Related Offenses Since March 2014

December 01, 2016

The number of ISIS-related charges issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 109 to 111, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.

When children with ASD receive oxytocin nasal spray, they show more activation in the posterior STS (a region of  the brain resp

Two New Tools to Enhance Effectiveness of Behavioral Therapy in Children with Autism

November 15, 2016

In two scientific papers published Tuesday, researchers identified two approaches that have the potential to help a large number of children with autism spectrum disorder through behavioral therapy.

Chimpanzee Fathers Bia Their Behavior Toward Their Offspring

New Study: Male Chimpanzees Can Be Players And Good Fathers

November 08, 2016

New research suggests that male chimpanzees are more invested in protecting their own offspring than previously thought.

Image of textile found in Huaca, Peru

Researchers Identify Oldest Textile Dyed Indigo, Reflecting Scientific Knowledge From 6,200 Years Ago

September 14, 2016

The findings pre-date the artifact previously thought to be the oldest textile by 1800 years.

Preparing to Interview for Your Dream Job? Better Go in Person

July 25, 2016

The new study examines ratings for candidates and companies that use technology to conduct interviews.

Brain scans of boys with and without ASD

Researchers Identify New Way to Measure Autism in Boys

April 20, 2016

The technique will provide clinicians and therapists with a physical measure of the progress patients are making with behavioral and/or drug treatments.

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.