Researchers Design Facial Recognition System to Track Wild Lemurs

February 17, 2017
Experts hope the method will help answer evolutionary questions and aid in conservation efforts for the world’s most endangered group of mammals.

Protein-Fueled Fruit Flies More Likely to Produce Successful Sons

February 16, 2017
A GW biology researcher published a paper linking high-protein paternal diets to increased success in offspring mating.

Robert Pless Named Chair of Computer Science Department

February 09, 2017
Dr. Pless is the inaugural holder of the Patrick and Donna Martin Endowed Professorship.

Plans to Improve Water Security, Diabetes Tracking Are among New Venture Competition Quarter Finalists

February 08, 2017
One hundred student groups advanced as quarter finalists in the annual innovation and entrepreneurship contest.
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Edward Seto Installed as King Fahd Professor of Cancer Biology

February 08, 2017
Installation highlights longstanding relationship between Saudi Arabia and the George Washington University.
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Cut Back on Red Meat, Increase Exercise to Improve Heart Health

February 08, 2017
Associate professor of medicine and radiology Brian Choi discusses heart attack risk factors and how to improve heart health.
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GW Celebrates Solar Energy Milestone

February 02, 2017
The university marked the one-year anniversary of full operation of the Capital Partners Solar Project.
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Plasma Thruster Technology Developed at GW Licensed by Vector

January 24, 2017
The technology gives researchers a way to control small, inexpensive satellites in space and to make space exploration more accessible.
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GW Biomedical Engineering Researcher to Lead Global Study on Sudden Cardiac Deaths

January 24, 2017
Heart failure is a leading cause of death in the United States, but scientific studies have failed to translate to successful medical treatments.

José Andrés Discusses Benefits of Clean Cookstoves

January 23, 2017
Global activist’s visit to GW class highlights economic and educational opportunities clean cookstoves present.
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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.