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The feel of inclusivity

Gary J. Patti in Arts & Sciences and the School of Medicine and Kristen M. Patti at the School of Medicine write about how collaboration between diverse groups with different perspectives promotes scientific discovery. To enhance these partnerships and facilitate communication, innovative advances in universal design are essential.

‘The end of manual transmission’

Ian Bogost, professor in Arts & Sciences and the McKelvey School of Engineering, writes an article lamenting the demise of cars with stick shifts and what the loss means for drivers who love them.

‘Giving stroke patients a hand’

This episode of the “Show Me the Science” podcast explores the technology IpsiHand, a device created by a WashU startup to help stroke patients use their brains to regain use of their hands.

Seeing exponential growth for what it is

Jeffrey M. Zacks, professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, and of radiology at the School of Medicine, explains why we have such a difficult time with exponential growth and how to make its presentation easier to understand.

Is privacy dead?

Is privacy dead?

In a new book, “Why Privacy Matters,” one of the world’s leading experts in privacy law, Neil Richards, the Koch Distinguished Professor in Law and co-director of the Cordell Institute for Policy in Medicine & Law, argues privacy is not dead, but up for grabs.

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