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A New Vision for Glass
A personal challenge from a respected colleague set Himanshu Jain in search of ways to put glass to use in important and innovative applications. His work has placed the material at the forefront of the budding field of biomedicine.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Quantum Dots by Nature
Quantum dots are used in transistors, solar cells, LEDs, lasers and medical imaging. Current industrial production processes are time-consuming and environmentally unfriendly. Three Lehigh researchers have found a better, more natural approach.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The Search for Other Worlds
An 'extremely little telescope' produces big results in Joshua Pepper's search for extrasolar planets—and the possibility that some of them might actually resemble our own.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
'The Most Human Experience'
Kashi Johnson leads students on a transformative journey of self-discovery via hip-hop theatre, empowering them to find their voice and speak their truth.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
An Ecofeminist Perspective on Health
Climate change is the biggest global health threat of the 21st century, according to the 2015 UCL-Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change. Kelly Austin examines its impact on women's health.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
How Does ADHD Challenge Students?
George DuPaul conducts three separate studies that span students' educational stages from preschool through college.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
To Lead or Not to Lead?
Naomi Rothman says emotional ambivalence, often read as indecision, can help leaders make better decisions. The problem? It may also make them look weak—and cost them their influence­.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Actions Speak Louder than Words
In her new book, Nandini Deo explores the inner dynamics of both the women's movement in India and the Hindu nationalist movement to illustrate the key elements of effective social mobilization.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
To Lead or Not to Lead?
Naomi Rothman says emotional ambivalence, often read as indecision, can help leaders make better decisions. The problem? It may also make them look weak—and cost them their influence­.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Uncharted Territory
Martin Harmer's research could fundamentally transform basic understanding of thermal processes, leading to revolutionary advances in the performance and applications of materials. The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded Harmer a $1 million grant to discover and study the mechanisms that govern anti-thermal processes that appear to reverse nature.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

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