After Margaret Bynoe and her lab discovered that an FDA-approved drug, Lexiscan, used in cardiac imaging, could open the blood-brain barrier, the lab went to work, exploring how it could be used as a therapeutic for brain diseases.
From Lab to Invaluable Energy Innovations
Lynden Archer is searching for ways to give fossil fuels a different life. His lab has already discovered some invaluable new processes and products.
Mindless Computing Technology for Health
A wrist device lowers heart rate; a bedside device monitors sleep quality; a dinner plate controls food quantity. Tanzeem Choudhury makes it happen.
Mobile Gene Content
Ilana L. Brito and her team are developing a suite of computational tools for examining the mobile gene content in multiple datasets — to identify those genes that may shape the response of microbial communities to stress.
Tackling Cyberfinance Security
Emin Gün Sirer's research group developed and tested Falcon — which they call fast and fierce — for processing Bitcoin blockchains, digital transaction ledgers.
The Lifestyle of Bacteria
When bacteria live in a community known as biofilm, antibiotics can't enter to fight infection. Holger Sondermann wants to disperse that community.