Science & Technology

How to think positively when it feels like the world is falling apart

Pandemics, tragedies and disasters aren’t going away anytime soon. But positive thinking can help you cope.


Oleg Starykh elected fellow of the American Physical Society

The APS Fellowship Program recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise in research, applications, leadership, service or significant contributions to physics education.


U joins Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champions Program

This year’s initiative highlights the importance of empowering individuals and organizations to better protect their part of cyberspace in an increasingly connected world.


U establishes Partners for Innovation, Ventures, Outreach & Technology (PIVOT) Center

The new office builds on the work by the Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC), to serve as a hub to foster partnerships between industry, university and government entities.


Revolutionizing science classrooms

Graduates of the U’s Master of Science for Secondary School Teachers program engage in intensive research to bring authentic science experiences to their students.


Why is the COVID-19 mortality rate highest for Black Americans?

Racial disparities among essential workers could be a key reason that Black Americans are more likely to contract and die of coronavirus.


Gene discovery leads to next-generation experimental therapy for ALS

Efforts to understand the genetics of neurological diseases leads to a potential treatment.


How U alumni helped invent the catalytic converter

The catalytic converter, which removes toxic gases from car exhaust, owes its invention partly to U alumni working at Corning Incorporated in the 1970s.


A woman doctor wearing a face mask looks through the window at a woman who may have COVID-19 at a drive-up testing site.

Face covering myths debunked

Addressing the common misconceptions about face coverings using scientific evidence.


Versatile test reactor key to next generation nuclear power

Michael Simpson and collaborators are designing a test vehicle that would circulate molten salt to mimic how it would circulate through a real-world reactor.