The university community is invited to take part in an event Monday, Aug. 27, to gather and reflect on shared values — including freedom of expression — as the 2018-19 academic year gets underway. The event will begin at 4 p.m. in Graham Chapel.
People with depression who are treated with nerve stimulation experience significant improvements in quality of life, even when their depression symptoms don’t completely subside, according to results of a national study led by School of Medicine researchers.
A cross-disciplinary team of chemists and physicists in Arts & Sciences is building a better computer chip to improve detection and surveillance for the illegal transport of nuclear materials at U.S. borders. The work is part of a new, five-year, $10 million collaboration in low-energy nuclear science led by Texas A&M University.
School of Medicine researchers are trying a different approach to alleviate depression. Using CRISPR technology, the scientists have been able to target a different type of receptor in the brain that may be aided by natural mood-boosting substances.
Kinga Pabjan, project manager for Team WashU at the 2018 Solar Decathlon China, discusses Lotus House, 3D printing and the future of sustainable design.
Washington University’s Africa initiative is asking faculty members to offer ideas and input through a new online survey.
Rachel Tabak, research associate professor at the Brown School, has received a five-year $3.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study ways to prevent weight gain and chronic disease among mothers age 18-35.
Inducing labor in healthy first-time mothers in the 39th week of pregnancy results in lower rates of cesarean sections compared with waiting for labor to begin naturally at full term, according to a multicenter study that involved the School of Medicine and was funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Researchers at the School of Medicine have uncovered new details in how a tissue called the olfactory epithelium develops in the nasal cavity. The findings could shed new light on why dogs have such a good sense of smell.
With a strong focus on community, the undergraduate pipeline program ENDURE at Washington University in St. Louis prepares students from diverse backgrounds for neuroscience doctoral programs.