Science News Roundup: May 2016
Here is the science news, relating to George Mason University and the College of Science for the month of May 2016:
Study says Giant Squids Might be Larger than Expected
Rebecca Goldin shares her input about the research findings.
Thomas Lovejoy Talks Climate Change Effects on Endangered Sea Life
Spiny mountain crayfish and flatworms are two of the affected creatures.
Three Mason ASSIP Interns Win at VA State Science Fair
Eric Wang, William Xu and Suhas Sastry earned first place in the computer science category.
Roslyn Cress (ESP) is the June 2016 Employee of the Month
Cress will be formally presented with the award by President Cabrera in his office on May 27.
Mason Researchers Develop New Test for Lyme Disease
The new test examines urine to provide accurate readings for the disease.
Dean Peggy Agouris talks satellites
Agouris discusses satellite technology with Diane Rehm via the Diane Rehm Show podcast.
More Blood Tests Lead to Increased False Positives
According to mathematical sciences professor Rebecca Goldin, increasing blood tests heightens the margin of error.
Inaugural Class of Air Force Enlisted Medical Program Graduates
Five US Air Force officers will now enter medical school, thanks to Mason’s Enlisted to Medical Degree Preparatory Program.
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