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Friday, May 12, 2017

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Antibiotic resistance circumvented in lab

As dangerous bacteria grow more savvy at evading antibiotics, scientists seek new ways to counterattack. University researchers identified compounds that block resistance to tetracyclines, an important class of antibiotics.

Researchers to model brain’s memory network

Washington University brain scholars will join teams from four other universities in a five-year, $7.5 million project that aims to build and test the most comprehensive model yet of how people understand and remember events.

Sculpture takes flight

Students in the Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design have spent months digitally designing, modeling and constructing prototypes for a 100-foot-long public sculpture. Now, they’ll install the finished piece at Lambert International Airport.

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Travel Lecture Series

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Hope Center mini-series

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Social Photo of the Week

The DUC walk?

WashU in the News

Will James Comey go to prison?


Slowing down the rush to open heart surgery

Consumer Reports

Tobacco Town shows benefits of limiting retailers

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health

Clinic in Jennings School District offering ‘safe haven’ for students


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Gephardt Institute Civic Scholars group photoThe Gephardt Institute has named its Class of 2019 group of Civic Scholars. Sixteen sophomores, in Arts & Sciences and the Sam Fox School, have been chosen for the program’s latest cohort.

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