April 1, 2016 — The University of Wyoming recently was awarded a patent for a method that potentially could be used to help treat patients with Huntington's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
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September 16, 2015 — Talk of building smart bombs, counterintelligence and infrared light-guided delivery systems may have raised a curious eyebrow from anyone walking by the open conference room door on the sixth floor of the University of Wyoming building.
September 2, 2015 — A physical science process that may yield a profound understanding for developing future nanomaterials -- such as those used in cellphones or computer chips -- was recently demonstrated and confirmed by a University of Wyoming researcher.
August 13, 2015 — Work by a University of Wyoming professor and a recent UW Ph.D. graduate has provided a more complete picture of the role of rivers and streams in the global carbon cycle.
May 28, 2015 — Robots will one day provide tremendous benefits to society, such as in search-and- rescue missions and putting out forest fires -- but not until they can learn to keep working if they become damaged.
May 21, 2015 — A University of Wyoming faculty member led a research team that discovered a certain type of soil bacteria can use their social behavior of outer membrane exchange (OME) to repair damaged cells and improve the fitness of the bacteria population as a whole.
May 1, 2015 — University of Wyoming molecular biologist David Fay doesn’t much look like famous sleuths such as television’s Columbo -- no trenchcoat, at least -- nor Fox Mulder of “X Files” fame; there is no doubting-what’s-out-there Scully at his side.