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Dunwel Wang

Boosting battery performance

BC Associate Professor of Chemistry Dunwei Wang reports nano-coatings help stabilize a unique form of carbon, which could help pave the way for next generation, high performance lithium-ion batteries. BC News Release | PhysOrg | Nanowerk | ECN magazine | Nanotech Now | R&D Magazine

Thomas Seyfried

New approach to cancer treatment

Professor of Biology Thomas Seyfried told an overflow audience at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition that a new metabolic approach to cancer treatment is overdue, calling some existing regimens barbaric and toxic. Ocala Star Banner

Elizabeth Kensinger

Nostalgia's Tech Comeback

From Throwback Thursday to Timehop, nostalgia has been embraced by the social media community. Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Kensinger, who studies memory, discussed how the brain processes live and recalled experiences in an interview with The Atlantic.

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John Ebel

'Swarm' of earthquakes

Analysis of seismic data recorded by BC's Weston Observatory during two weeks of earthquake 'swarms' in Plainfield, Connecticut, earlier this year shows more than 60 small quakes occurred in the first week, geophysicist John Ebel tells Connecticut Magazine.

David Geraghty

Sloan Foundation Fellow

Assistant Professor of Mathematics David Geraghty has received a prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship, awarded annually by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to rising stars among U.S. and Canadian early-career scientists and scholars. Geraghty's work focuses on number theory and a sub-area known as the Langlands program. BC News Release

Research Highlight

Ken Williams

Drug shows promise against HIV

A drug used to treat patients with Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis has helped scientists confirm how "viral reservoirs" form in patients living with HIV and proven effective at blocking the pathways to those reservoirs, Professor of Biology Ken Williams and a team of researchers report in the journal PLOS Pathogens. BC News Release (via Medical Express).