Studying historical, astronomical and biblical records, Grant Mathews believes the event that led the Magi was an extremely rare planetary alignment occurring in 6 B.C., and the likes of which may never be seen again.
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Gaining access to important biopharmaceuticals needed to treat illnesses and autoimmune diseases is one of the biggest obstacles developing countries face. Now, a study led by Matthew Webber, assistant professor in Notre Dame’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and appearing in the...
As part of the launch of a new research program in Health-Related Behavioral Sciences, the University of Notre Dame’s Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics initiative has made its first award to support an investigation of why patients with Type 2...
Notre Dame researchers suggest that the origin of both colic and SIDS may be related to the gradual emergence of an infant’s ability to voluntarily control the release of air through the vocal track.
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