Science News Roundup: January 2018
Here is the science news, relating to George Mason University and the College of Science for the month of January 2018:
Mason ecologist Thomas Lovejoy was quoted in Science Magazine in an article discussing the impact dam building in the Amazon is having on fish.
Mason scientist Zhong Liu helps NASA to develop a Web-based tool that provides a way to access, visualize, and explore many of NASA’s Earth science data sets
Matthew Trang participated on a team in the Congressional App Challenge, where their app Smart Sleeve won.
Mason researchers stand ready to help coordinate world’s response to asteroid threats.
Environmental Science and Policy and the Godfather of Biodiversity leads effort for National Geographic.
Dr. Lance Liotta works with Johns Hopkins University on CancerSEEK, an early detection test for cancer
What can your saliva say about concussions?
A new diagnostic tool created by Mason scientists could lead to faster-then-ever testing for concussions.
Mason scientists develop new Tuberculosis test to lead to early TB detection
Tuberculosis kills an estimated 1.7 million people per year. #MasonScience is working to drastically reduce that via The New York Times.
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