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Testing fluids

Targeting a Killer

What if aid workers in developing regions could quickly and accurately diagnose deadly diseases using just a paper card? Dr. Shannon Weigum, assistant professor of biology, is using high-tech methods to create compact, easy-to-use tools that may help save the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

Cave drawings at Eagle Nest

Unearthing the Past

The Lower Pecos Canyonlands, on the northeast edge of the Chihuahuan Desert, holds the key to understanding the region's early history. At the site of this Texas treasure, Dr. Stephen L. Black and his crew of undergraduate and graduate students are meticulously uncovering centuries-old information about the conditions that shaped this region.

Wires and lights

With Knowledge Comes Power

The world has an ever-increasing appetite for information. The use of smartphones, laptops, tablets have placed high demands on our energy grids, which have in turn led to an increase in CO₂ emissions. Researchers estimate that the technology sector may have a carbon footprint greater than that of the global aviation industry by the year 2020.


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