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Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017

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Portable 3-D scanner assesses patients with elephantiasis

Scientists at the School of Medicine, working with collaborators in Sri Lanka, have shown that a portable scanning device can measure limb enlargement and disfigurement faster and more easily in patients with elephantiasis.

Barnes named Packard Fellow

Jonathan Barnes, assistant professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, was among 18 leading young researchers across the United States honored this week as a 2017 Packard Fellow.

CRETE House debuts at Solar Decathlon 2017

Over the past two years, Washington University students have worked with industry partners to design, fabricate and now finally construct CRETE House as part of Solar Decathlon 2017. See the end result in this video.

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Jewish responses to intimate partner violence

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WashU in the News

Will fury over Harvey Weinstein allegations change academe’s handling of harassment?

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Who is visiting Trump at Mar-a-Lago? We should be told


Why does St. Louis still lead the country in STDs?

St. Louis Public Radio

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Campus Voices

‘Mother! is a wild ride, but is it also strangely feminist?’

Eileen G’Sell, of Arts & Sciences, writes a piece on the Hyperallergic site about the horror film Mother!, exploring feminist elements of a film that she argues may be among the most-hated — and most-loved — of the year.

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Research Wire

Computer scientist Benjamin Moseley, of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, has received two multiyear grants from the National Science Foundation totaling $900,000 to find ways to maximize computers’ power.

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