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Children’s Consumption of Low-Calorie Sweeteners Jumps 200 Percent Since 1999

January 13, 2017

One in four children regularly consume low-calorie sweeteners, despite concerns from most parents and experts.


Preserving a Presidential Administration’s Social Media Activity

January 09, 2017

Project spearheaded by GW Libraries is capturing social media produced by the federal government under President Obama.


Newly Discovered Dinosaur Species Lost Teeth as Adults

December 20, 2016

GW researchers found that Limusaurus inextricabilis lost their sharp baby teeth as they grew older, a discovery that could shed light on bird evolution.

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Americans’ Belief in Climate Change Tied to Local Weather Events

December 19, 2016

Researchers found that people living in regions with recent historically high temperatures are more likely to believe in climate change.

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GW Celebrates Interdisciplinary Innovation with Opening of Cancer Center

December 09, 2016

The GW Cancer Center brings experts from across the university together to focus on cancer research and patient care.


Five of the Most Innovative Ideas from the 2016 Siemens Competition

December 08, 2016

High school students with a passion for math, science and technology presented their ideas at GW as part of the annual competition.

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New Battleground Poll Shows Jump in Donald Trump’s Image

December 06, 2016

Respondents think the president-elect will take action on Obamacare, infrastructure and taxes but won’t build a wall on the southern border.

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Female Jihadists Play Critical Roles in Terror Groups

December 02, 2016

A Program on Extremism paper suggests researchers must look beyond gender stereotypes to understand the role of America’s jihadi women.


GW Researchers to Study Ancient Viruses in Cancer Patients with HIV

November 28, 2016

The $2.2 million award allows scientists to focus on fossil viruses implicated in certain types of cancer for patients with the HIV infection.


Oxytocin Nasal Spray, Brain Scans Can Improve Treatments for Children with Autism

November 17, 2016

A GW researcher published two papers about therapies that could help families save time and money in identifying effective treatments for children with autism.

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GW Researchers Awarded $7.5 Million to Study Child Health, Solar Cells

November 14, 2016

GW researchers were awarded federal grants this fall that will allow them to continue groundbreaking research across several fields.

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School of Business Receives $4.8 Million Gift

November 14, 2016

Gift will fund endowed professorship.

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Veterans Receiving Care at Community Health Centers Up 43 Percent in Less Than 10 Years

November 14, 2016

GW researchers found that nearly nine out of 10 community health centers serve veterans, which suggests improved access for a vulnerable population.


Male Chimpanzees Are Bachelors, But They Can Be Good Fathers

November 10, 2016

GW researchers analyzed 25 years’ worth of behavioral data and determined male chimpanzees spend time grooming and caring for their offspring.

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Interdisciplinary Courses in Nuclear Policy

November 04, 2016

Grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration will fund training for scientists and engineers in nuclear security policy.