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Can Myelin Repair Lead to the Reversal of Multiple Sclerosis?

Brain & Life |
Seema K. Tiwari-Woodruff, professor of biomedical sciences, says drugs that protect or regrow myelin are needed to reverse the course of Multiple Sclerosis.
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Researchers Create Soil Catalyst to Make Farming on Mars a Reality

Vice |
 Jinyong Liu, an assistant professor of chemical and environmental engineering, and Changxu Ren, a doctoral student, have developed a way to simplify and destroy perchlorate, a dangerous chemical on Earth and Mars.
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Acne Can Take Serious Toll on Adolescents' Self-Esteem, Study Results Show

Pharmacy Times |
Psychologists Misaki Natsuaki and Tuppett M. Yates co-authored a study about the psychological effects of acne among adolescents, particularly on females with darker skin.
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A New Way to Shape Metal Nanoparticles—With a Magnetic Field

Wired |
New work from Michael Zachariah, a professor of chemical engineering and material science, and Pankaj Ghildiyal, a PhD student in Zachariah’s lab, could make it easier to build the exact particles engineers want, for uses in just about anything.
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Op-Ed: The complex link between population decline and a warming planet

Yahoo News |
Jade S. Sasser, associate professor of gender and sexuality studies, argues that it’s time to stop blaming overpopulation for environmental woes and start looking at resource consumption and toxic exposure as population growth and fertility rates show downward trends.
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The Cost of Being an ‘Interchangeable Asian’

The New York Times |
Donatella Galella, associate professor of theatre, film and digital production, was quoted in the New York times for the article "The Cost of Being an 'Interchangeable Asian.'"
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Simple catalyst could clean contaminated water on Earth and soil on Mars

New Atlas |
New research led by environmental and chemical engineers Jinyong Liu and Changxu Ren has identified a relatively simple catalyst that can remove perchlorates, which can cause thyroid problems. The discovery could help future Martian settlers, and reduce water and soil pollution here on Earth too.
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NASA's going to send new spacecraft to Venus. Here's why

ABC News Australia |
Planetary scientist Stephen Kane is a key participant in NASA's newly announced missions to Venus.