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Research Spotlight



 The researchers hope this type of software can serve as a model for tracking other species and, in some cases, potentially repl

Researchers Design Facial Recognition System as a Less Invasive Approach to Tracking Lemurs in the Wild

February 17, 2017

A team of researchers has developed a new computer-assisted recognition system that can identify individual lemurs in the wild by their facial characteristics and ultimately help to build a database for long-term research on lemur species.

Infographic on IS recruits in the U.S. legal system

GW Extremism Tracker: US Officials Charged 114 People with Offenses Related to the Islamic State Group Since March 2014

February 01, 2017

The number of charges related to the Islamic State group issued in the United States since March 2014 increased from 113 to 114, according to updated research from the George Washington University’s Program on Extremism.

3D reconstruction of a modern human cranium showing the teeth and endocranial cast

New study finds evolution of brain and tooth size were not linked in humans

January 02, 2017

The finding suggests that our brains and teeth did not evolve in lock step and were likely influenced by different ecological and behavioral factors.

Research Spotlight

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.