Ultrashort-pulse lasers kill bacterial superbugs, spores

Ultrashort-pulse lasers kill bacterial superbugs, spores

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have found that multidrug-resistant bacteria and bacterial spores can be killed by ultrashort-pulse lasers. The findings could lead to new ways to sterilize wounds and blood products without damaging human cells.
Wild turkeys among us

Wild turkeys among us

Trail cameras have captured 567 pictures of local turkeys as part of the St. Louis Wildlife Project, an effort led by scientists at Tyson Research Center and the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis.

Kim to research skin inflammation

Brian Kim, MD, at the School of Medicine, received a five-year, $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to research skin inflammation.
Senior Young was a Rhodes Scholar finalist

Senior Young was a Rhodes Scholar finalist

Washington University in St. Louis senior Kennedy Young was a finalist for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. She has devoted her years at Washington University to studying the history of mass incarceration and working directly with those in the prison system today.
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