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07/20/2020
Miami chemists' breakthrough technique enables design at the interface of chemistry and biology
A technique developed by Miami University chemists Dominik Konkolewicz and Rick Page may help enable more rapid and efficient development of new materials for use in pharmaceuticals, biofuels, and other applications.
07/16/2020
Myaamia culture and imagery to be part of the K-12 "Ohio as America" curriculum
The Myaamia Center, some Miami University art education students and the Talawanda School District have collaborated the past three years on curriculum to help fourth graders learn about Myaamia culture and imagery. Starting this fall, the two Myaamia culture and imagery lessons will become part of the K-12 Ohio as America curriculum.
06/25/2020
Miamians help local landowner in the fight against emerald ash borer
The parasitic wasp Tetrastichus planipennisi is one of three species released to attack the emerald ash borer. Miamians were involved in recent releases on the property of a local landowner.Miamians are helping with a program that hopes to greatly reduce the number of emerald ash borer beetles, which have killed hundreds of millions of ash trees in North America since its detection in 2002.
06/22/2020
Miami's Scripps researchers find no link between nursing home residents with COVID-19 and facility quality
Bowblis summarized, "These findings show that there is no difference in the probability of having a high caseload of residents with COVID-19 based on the facility quality star rating. "
06/03/2020
Lei Kerr is inventor on Miami's newest patent
Small enough to fit into a suitcase, the device mimics human breathing and helps determine the toxicity of the smallest particles that enter the nasal cavity, particularly the olfactory region. The research could provide more realistic predictions for drug screening and other potential commercial uses, Kerr said.
06/03/2020
Miami receives 5th Beckman Institutional Award for undergraduate research
"We are incredibly proud to be among a select group of schools to have received this award five times," Rick Page, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, said.
05/28/2020
First online Undergraduate Research Forum feedback: "Fantastic"
Screenshot of a poster presentation from the Webex-based undergraduate research forum. Participants appreciated the moderator feature (Carole Dabney-Smith and Yoshi Tomoyasu moderated the session above) for the online poster sessions."I, along with many others, appreciate the opportunity to still be able to share and celebrate our research even though we are not on campus," one student commented.
05/21/2020
The Humanities Center presents Laptop Lectures
Pepper Stetler, associate professor of art history and associate director of the Humanities Center at Miami University, recently organized the Laptop Lectures series to keep people engaged in the humanities during this pandemic.
05/21/2020
Miami University researchers collaborate with PsyBio Therapeutics
Jones and his team of students discovered a way to sustainably produce promising drug candidates by genetically engineered bacteria.Miami University and PsyBio Therapeutics Inc. are collaborating to develop a new and exciting class of molecules to treat mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, and substance dependency.