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Lehigh Hosts Workshop on the Convergence of Materials Research and Multi-Sensory Data Science
The three-day NSF workshop invited participants from multiple disciplines to explore real-world challenges. 
Monday, July 09, 2018
Smoking Associated with Delayed Shinbone Healing
Interdisciplinary study finds increased risk of arrested healing among women aged 30-49 and significant delay in bone healing among smokers.
Monday, July 02, 2018
Lehigh Engineers Among Group Awarded $2.5 Million Federal Transportation Grant
Funding supports team of seven Mid-Atlantic universities, led by Penn State, to pursue activities that improve durability and extend the life of U.S. transportation infrastructure.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
New Psychology Studies Predict Likeliness of Belief in Conspiracy Theories
Major social change can motivate compensatory endorsement of conspiracy beliefs or theories, researcher says.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
Research in Action: Texas Supreme Court Decision Cites Hospital Billing Rates Research
The research of George Nation III, professor of finance, was cited several times in the Texas Supreme Court's majority decision.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
New Technique Reveals 3-D Shape of Nanostructure's Polariton Interaction
New method improves upon common spectroscopic imaging technique: scattering-type scanning near-field optical microscopy (s-SNOM) makes it possible to obtain polaritonic, mechanical and electrical information simultaneously with one measurement.
Friday, May 25, 2018
Research in Action: Disenfranchisement Study Impacts New Voting Rights Laws
Professor Holona Ochs' research on voter disenfranchisement cited in court case. 
Friday, May 18, 2018
Powering the Future: Wenxin Liu Awarded Grant from Office of Naval Research
Grant supports development of “LEGO-like” power electronics systems with high-performance modular power converters.
Monday, May 07, 2018
Crossbred Chickadees Deficient in Memory and Problem-solving, a Possible Selective Disadvantage
First study to identify deficiencies in learning and memory in a hybrid of any species could provide new clues to hybrids’ selective disadvantage.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Engineering a Better Cancer Blood Test to Detect Tumors Early
Innovative microfluidic device could help detect metastasis earlier, guide therapeutic decisions and predict overall survival.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018


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