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Monday, Oct. 29, 2018

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Refugee girls gain from effort to teach life skills, study finds

A yearlong program for adolescent girl refugees in sub-Saharan Africa successfully promoted healthy transitions to adulthood, according to results of randomized controlled trials. Lindsay Stark at the Brown School led the study.

School of Medicine creates medical assistant apprenticeship

The School of Medicine has created a medical assistant apprenticeship program. The first such federally supported program at a Missouri university, it is an outgrowth of earlier medical assistant training programs at the medical school.

Whiskers, surface growth and dendrites in lithium batteries

Researchers at the School of Engineering & Applied Science take a closer look at lithium metal plating and make some surprising findings that might lead to the next generation of batteries.

Cox named Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology

Thomas E. Cox, MD (center), an innovative educator at the School of Medicine, has been named the inaugural Rudolph L. and Mary Frances Wise Endowed Chair in Pediatric Anesthesiology.

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Fall arbor tour

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Bear’s Den kitchen tours begin

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WashU in the News

The underestimated cerebellum gains new respect from brain scientists


Trump leans into midterms with a pitch to un-rig Medicare drug prices


CDC says polio-like disease is puzzling; These doctors disagree

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A team of students in Olin Business School’s data analytics program prevailed over 44 other teams, taking first place in a global competition with a project that provided the National Multiple Sclerosis Society insight about its annual fundraising bike race.

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Research Wire

Biomedical engineers from Duke University and Washington University demonstrated that, by injecting an artificial protein made from ordered and disordered segments, a solid scaffold forms in response to body heat, and in a few weeks integrates into tissue. The lab of Rohit Pappu, of the School of Engineering & Applied Science, provided computational modeling for the project.

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