Washington University in St. Louis
The Washington University in St. Louis (WUST) was founded in 1853 in St. Louis, Missouri. WUST is a private non-sectarian university with undergraduate and graduate schools, a medical school and institutes. WUST has 22 Nobel Laureates affiliated with the university throughout its history. The student body is approximately 13,000 students. WUST has a $4 to $5 billion endowment and has a very high rating for research. The medical school is ranked 3rd in the nation and overall the entire university is ranked in the top 50 of all private universities world-wide. The Graduate School of Design and Architecture is rated in the top five in comparable schools world-wide.
(Medical Xpress)—For years, Paul Shaw, PhD, a researcher at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has used what he learns in fruit flies to look for markers of sleep loss in humans.
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(Medical Xpress)—On April 15, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, a case that could answer the question, "Under what conditions, if any, ...
Genetics Apr 11, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 16 |
Avoid impulsive acts by imagining future benefits: Waiting more pleasurable if focus is on good things ahead
(Medical Xpress)—Why is it so hard for some people to resist the least little temptation, while others seem to possess incredible patience, passing up immediate gratification for a greater long-term good?
Neuroscience Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
In an engineering breakthrough, a Washington University in St. Louis biomedical researcher has discovered a way to use light and color to measure oxygen in individual red blood cells in real time.
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Healthy men and women show little difference in their hearts, except for small electrocardiographic disparities. But new genetic differences found by Washington University in St. Louis researchers in hearts with disease could ...
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(Medical Xpress)—A new study out of Washington University in St. Louis is one of the first to use technology to effectively measure the use of built environments—parks, greenways, trails and other man-made ...
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It's a popularly held belief that individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gravitate toward STEM majors in college (science, technology, engineering mathematics).
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 15, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Implantable defibrillators currently on the market apply between 600 and 900 volts to the heart, almost 10 times the voltage from an electric outlet, says Ajit H. Janardhan, MD, PhD, a cardiac electrophysiology ...
Cardiology Nov 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Global metabolomic initiative announced: Scientists set sail on the uncharted waters of the metabolome
Investigators at Washington University and The Scripps Research Institute have announced the launch of a "Global Metabolomic Initiative" to facilitate meta-analyses on studies of the metabolism of bacteria, ...
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(Medical Xpress)—How skillful are you at remembering faces and names? Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis are inviting the world to take part in an online experiment that will allow participants ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 07, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 4 |
Providing birth control to women at no cost substantially reduced unplanned pregnancies and cut abortion rates by 62 percent to 78 percent over the national rate, a new study shows.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Oct 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
In research studies, scientists regularly use positron emission tomography (PET) scans to detect signs of Alzheimer's disease. Now, Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital are the first ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Aug 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and Washington University in St. Louis have developed a new type of medical imaging that gives doctors a new look at ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- New research suggests that patients whose mobility has been limited by stroke may one day use their imagination and a computer link to move their hands.
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Anyone who has looked at the jagged recording of the electrical activity of a single neuron in the brain must have wondered how any useful information could be extracted from such a frazzled signal.
Neuroscience Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (10) | 0 |