June 17 2013
Making the impossible possible
A new XPRIZE to inspire the ingenuity of researchers in tackling the daunting task of stopping Alzheimer’s disease has been proposed by a team of experts co-directed by Washington University and the Preventive Medicine Research Institute. The goal: new therapeutic options and innovative ideas “so we can die young as old as possible.”
June 13 2013
June 6 2013
Decoding 3 billion years of Earth’s history
For students who want to decode the riddles embedded in rocks, there is no better place to train than Scotland. A group of WUSTL undergraduate students journeyed to Scotland this past spring to test and strengthen their ‘geologic eye’ in this tectonic crossroads.
June 3 2013