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Moving Youth Toward Success
Lee Kern works with a team of researchers to learn how to best help students experiencing mental health and behavioral disorders.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Encouraging Maternal Attachment
Susan Woodhouse examines maternal behavior and infant response to forge a path to more effective interventions for racially diverse and low-income families.
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
A More Resilient Civil Infrastructure
Researchers in Lehigh's ATLSS Center work to fortify structures against natural disasters, protecting life and property.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
'Can we Trust the Systems?'
Unfortunately, the answer is: sometimes yes, but sometimes no. At Lehigh, researchers across numerous disciplines are working to thwart hackers and data thieves, with the ultimate goal of creating a world of trustworthy computing.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
A Global Collaboration
The Institute for Metal Forming's new name honors the Loewy Family Foundation, whose generous support has allowed it to foster collaborative research on an international scale.
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
How Does ADHD Challenge Students?
George DuPaul conducts three separate studies that span students' educational stages from preschool through college.
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
A Focused Attack on Cancer Cells
Conventional chemotherapy attacks both good and bad cells. Damien Thévenin develops a system to deliver anti-cancer drugs exclusively to cancer cells based on the relative acidity of their environments.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016


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