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Washington University researcher Karen DeMatteo and her scat-sniffing dog Train are on a mission to preserve jaguars, pumas, bush dogs and other carnivores in the forests of Northeastern Argentina. (Photo: courtesy of Karen DeMatteo/Washington University)

Sniffing out error in detection dog data

Why do dogs that are trained to locate poop sometimes find the wrong kind of poop? A new study by the Washington University in St. Louis...
Brightness boosting patch

New patch boosts brightness in medical diagnostic tests

Fluorescence-based biosensing and bioimaging technologies are broadly utilized as a part of research and clinical settings to recognize an image different biological species of...
Defects in tissue trigger disease-like transformation of cells

Defects in tissue trigger disease-like transformation of cells

A small termite can lead to big problems. They are very good at chewing the wood. Termites can do even more damage if the...
Brain cancer, 3D illustration showing presence of tumor inside brain

Noninvasive brain tumor biopsy on the horizon

Brain biopsy is the removal of a small piece of brain tissue for the diagnosis of abnormalities of the brain a complicated and invasive surgical...
Environmental scientists testing carbon dioxide abatement are using underground basalt flows to contain and convert the gas to an inert mineral. A new series of experiments conducted at Washington University give a new, precise look at the process. (Photo: Joe Angeles/Washington University)

Study sheds light on what happens underground when CO2 is injected into basalt

At the point when petroleum products are singed, carbon dioxide (CO2) is radiated. As the gas rises and ends up caught in the climate,...
Operation of the acoustic shear poration (ASP) device in the lab of Mark Meacham at the School of Engineering & Applied Science. (Courtesy Photo)

Scientists developed a method that enable technology for emerging new gene therapies

For many years, scientists are trying to harness overall efficiency of gene therapies that inserts genes into a patient’s cells to treat aggressive diseases...
Image: Chuck Finder, Washington University in St. Louis

The universal language of emotion

Scientists at the Washington University in St. Louis identified vocal expressions uttered by individuals in the United States, Australia, India, Kenya and Singapore, and found...
Feeding Eggs to Infants could Improve Biomarkers Related to Brain Development

Feeding Eggs to Infants could Improve Biomarkers Related to Brain Development

Eggs have been consumed throughout human history, but the full potential of this nutritionally complete food has yet to be recognized in many resource-poor...