Recent Research

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History professor explores significance of conspiracy theories – and Senator Arlen Spector.


Therapies that target aging cells early pave the way to easing back pain.

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Pancreatic disease – even when the diagnosis isn’t cancer – can have severe impacts on a person’s well-being, according to new research. 


Combatting misconceptions and investigating the benefits of cannabis in treating disease. 

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A newly funded DOE project will look at how LED lighting compares with standard fluorescent light for the health of people on regular daytime work schedules. 

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An FDA warning on epilepsy drugs may pose greater risk to patients.

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Understanding muscle adaptations in the shoulder to repetitive motion and stress. 


Bridging the gap between the medical and design professions.

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