Here is the science related news you missed in the month of May 2012:
Biomedical Boot Camp
An unusual partnership between Mason and its neighbor, Georgetown University, puts wanna-be medical students and health care professionals on the fast track.
Jennifer Mickelberg: Fighting to Save a Species
Relegated to a narrow shrinking band of forest along Brazil’s Atlantic coast, the golden lion tamarins have struggled to maintain their place on Earth. But lucky for these Lilliputian-esque primates, researchers such as Jennifer Mickelberg, PhD Environmental Science ’11, are using their zoological know-how to find ways to ensure that golden lion tamarins stick around for generations to come.
Getting the Right Goat: Genetic Mapping Helps Meet Food Needs of World Regions
Equipped with measuring tape, camera and a few other tools, a Mason doctoral student is applying lessons learned from the U.S dairy industry to goats in Africa as one way to combat hunger.
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