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Novilytic secures $1.6 million seed round, continues strong momentum

 Novilytic LLC, a biochemistry analytics company that protects and secures lifesaving drugs, has completed a $1.6 million seed round in addition to...

Grant from Manufacturing PA Initiative to improve glass recycling technology

More than 12 million tons of glass are produced annually in the United States, but only 25% of glass is recycled and...

Planetary scientist helps equip rover Perseverance with 4 of the 5 human senses

For two decades, Roger Wiens has built instruments to give humans eyes and a nose on Mars – and now he’s helping...

Researchers find topological phenomena at high technologically relevant frequencies

A collaborative new study led by researchers in the School of Arts & Sciences demonstrates topological control capabilities in an acoustic system,...

Child abuse investigations may not prevent poor sexual health outcomes in girls

The Child Protective Services (CPS) system aims to investigate and intervene in cases of child abuse and neglect, but a new study...

Unprecedented videos show RNA switching ‘on’ and ‘off’

Similar to a light switch, RNA switches (called riboswitches) determine which genes turn “on” and “off.” Although this may seem like a...

Twisted vibrations enable quality control for chiral drugs and supplements

It’s not easy to be sure that drugs and supplements with twisted—or chiral—structures are turning in the correct direction. Now, twirling infrared...

What Putin’s invasion of Ukraine looks like for everyday Russians

Russian scholar examines disinformation and turmoil in his home country—and explains his decision to leave

Inhalable aerogel shows promise for transmission-blocking COVID-19 vaccine

An inhalable "aerogel" loaded with DNA that encodes for the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein successfully induces an immune response against COVID-19 in the...

Upcyling polyester could reduce plastic waste

Less than 10% of the 380 million metrics tons of annually produced plastics are currently recycled in the U.S., creating a global...

Veterinary medicine students launch software startup to serve clinics

Annie Pankowski, a student at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, never expected to add co-founder of a tech startup...

Scientists reconsider the meaning, implications of drought in light of a changing world

Maps of the American West have featured ever darker shades of red over the past two decades. The colors illustrate the unprecedented...

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