Peter Iglinski

Peter Iglinski is the press officer for science and public media. He covers biology, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, mathematics, and earth & environmental sciences.

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Lemonade sale fights childhood cancer

Lemonade sale fights childhood cancer

June 5, 2014

Danielle Benoit and her fellow researchers will be serving lemonade and explaining their research in childhood cancer therapies at the 5th Annual Benoit Laboratory Lemonade Stand.

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Weix honored with chemistry award

May 21, 2014

Daniel Weix, assistant professor of chemistry, has been selected as one of 14 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars for 2014, an award given to faculty members in the chemical sciences who are within the first five years of their academic careers and who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and commitment to education.

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Engineering students to showcase innovative solutions to real-world problems

Engineering students to showcase innovative solutions to real-world problems

May 1, 2014

Medical devices, a small wind turbine, a motion-sensing robot, and even a re-designed lava lamp. These are some of the engineering solutions on display at the Hajim School Design Day on Friday, May 2.

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Biologist Vera Gorbunova to lead 5-year project on longevity

Biologist Vera Gorbunova to lead 5-year project on longevity

April 23, 2014

A $9.5 million grant from the National Institute on Aging will support research into the factors responsible for longevity in various species of long-lived rodents, with the goal of developing treatments to improve the aging process in people.

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Progress made in developing nanoscale electronics

Progress made in developing nanoscale electronics

April 21, 2014

How can you reliably control the current that flows from one electrode to another in a circuit that is the width of a single molecule? The key, according to assistant professor of chemical engineering Alexander Shestopalov, is adding a second, inert layer of molecules.

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Andes mountains formed by ‘growth spurts’

Andes mountains formed by ‘growth spurts’

April 21, 2014

Scientists have long been trying to understand how the Andes and other broad, high-elevation mountain ranges were formed. New research by Carmala Garzione, professor of earth and environmental sciences, provides an explanation.

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First 3-D image of structure below Sierra Negra volcano created

First 3-D image of structure below Sierra Negra volcano created

March 5, 2014

Home to some of the most active volcanoes in the world, researchers now have a better picture of the subterranean plumbing system that feeds the Galápagos volcanoes.

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John R. Huizenga, pioneer in nuclear science, dies at 92

John R. Huizenga, pioneer in nuclear science, dies at 92

January 30, 2014

Huizenga was a key figure in the 1989 national review of cold fusion claims, and part of team whose work led to two additions to the periodic table.

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Biologist honored with NSF award

Biologist honored with NSF award

January 10, 2014

Sina Ghaemmaghami has been recognized for “exemplifying the role” of teacher-scholar.

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Professor emeritus of economics passes

Professor emeritus of economics passes

December 27, 2013

Stanley Engerman, the John Munro Professor of Economics at the University, remembers Walter Oi as an “incredible person” who advanced the field of economics under personal handicaps.

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