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Monday, Feb. 26, 2018

Top Stories

CT scans offer glimpse into Egyptian mummies’ lives

In 2014, radiologists at the School of Medicine scanned three ancient mummies in hopes of finding clues to their lives and deaths. Their findings are included in a newly opened permanent exhibit featuring the mummies at the Saint Louis Art Museum.

Five university research teams win LEAP awards

The latest cycle of the LEAP Inventor Challenge has wrapped up, and five university research teams will receive funding to turn concepts into viable products. Their ideas range from wound closure to water treatment to disease management.

The universal language of emotion

An international research team, led by Olin Business School, studied vocal expressions uttered by people in the United States, Australia, India, Kenya and Singapore. The team found that people were better at judging emotions from fellow countrymen.

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Art Inspiring Music program

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The View From Here

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WashU in the News

Young men’s drinking tied to later liver disease risk


It turns out Neanderthals painted art inside these European caves, not humans


Author Eric Metaxas, evangelical intellectual, chose Trump, and he’s sticking with him

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Mars rover finds possible rock stripes


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Campus Voices

Reflecting on Day of Discovery & Dialogue

The university community gathered Feb. 13 and 14 for the fourth annual Day of Discovery & Dialogue. In this video, several participants reflect on the event’s importance and the theme: “Staying Resilient in Challenging Times.”

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Peter Panagos, MD, professor of emergency medicine and of neurology at the School of Medicine, has been appointed vice chair and chair-elect of the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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