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Speed Diagnosis for Sepsis

Speed Diagnosis for Sepsis

The current methods for detecting bacterial infection in the blood and whether those bacteria are resistant to common antibiotics can sometimes take an entire day—which is more time than a patient with sepsis can afford. Dr. Adam Woolley from the chemistry department,...
Playing with Swarms

Playing with Swarms

Hearing Dr. Michael Goodrich talk about his research in human-robot interaction, you might not realize that he works at all. “[Human-robot interaction is] a great place to play,” Goodrich said. “It’s mostly play for me. . . . If it has a human and it has a robot, I am...
Understanding Autism – Shannon Tass

Understanding Autism – Shannon Tass

When Professor Shannon Tass was a graduate student she focused her statistics research on cancer. Why? Because she wanted to make a difference. “I guess I’ve always liked working on problems that matter,” Tass said. “I’ve moved away from biostatistics and medical...