The allure of personalized medicine has made new, more efficient ways of sequencing genes a top research priority. One promising technique involves reading DNA bases using changes in electrical current as they are threaded through a nanoscopic hole.
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Robert Ghrist of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the School of Arts and Sciences highlighted for teaching an online course.
Mitchell Marcus of the School of Engineering and Applied Science talks about ENIAC.
Katherine Kuchenbecker of the School of Engineering and Applied Science and her students are featured for presenting at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Germany.
Adrian Raine of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Perelman School of Medicine is interviewed about studying the psychological origins of crime.
Paul Rozin of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the origins of disgust and why consumers are disgusted by some foods and not others.