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Researchers make important discovery for “smart” films and encapsulation

nwelding • Date: December 27, 2018

A study from the University of Notre Dame has found that the properties of a material commonly used to create conductive or protective films and encapsulate drug compounds – and the conditions in which this material will disassemble to release that medication – may be different than initially thought.

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Notre Dame's second annual Gold Mass set for Nov. 15

nwelding • Date: November 7, 2018

The second annual Gold Mass for scientists and engineers will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 15 (Thursday) in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart at the University of Notre Dame. Rev. Terrence P. Ehrman, C.S.C., assistant director of the Center for Theology, Science and Human Flourishing, will preside and preach.

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Notre Dame researchers to tackle autism, preeclampsia and more through new funding

nwelding • Date: September 7, 2018

Nine faculty from the University of Notre Dame have received awards for five projects from the Advanced Diagnostics and Therapeutics’ Discovery Fund. Each year, grants from the Discovery Fund are awarded to researchers who propose novel technologies and diagnostics that can improve human and environmental health.

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Engineers use Tiki torches in study of soot, diesel filters

nwelding • Date: July 26, 2018

Sample cores from particulate filters used in testing.

According to a study recently published in Catalysts, a team of engineers at the University of Notre Dame is using Tiki torches as part of an effort to mimic the soot oxidation process in a diesel engine.

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Will heart cells help solve our most complex problems?

nwelding • Date: August 21, 2018

Beating heart cells used to build bio oscillators

As part of a new study, researchers at the University of Notre Dame aim to create a more optimal computer network for solving complex problems — using heart cells.

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