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Kroc Institute publishes updated research on women in Afghanistan

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/74324/afghan_women200.jpg(Three Afghan women meet to discuss plans for social services)! After more than a decade of war, U.S. troops will begin returning home from Afghanistan. What will this mean for Afghan women? Will their modest but important gains be...

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Research into oaks helps us understand climate change

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/73603/oak200.jpg(A live oak tree)! Research will help us understand how the trees adapted to climate changes. "Jeanne Romero-Severson":http://biology.nd.edu/people/faculty/romero-severson/, associate professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, and her collaborators, are tracking the evolution of the live...

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Tryggvason to receive fluids engineering award

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/72391/tryggvason_200.jpg(Gretar Tryggvason)! Gretar Tryggvason "Gretar Tryggvason":http://ame.nd.edu/people/tryggvasongretar/, the Viola D. Hank professor of aerospace and mechanical engineering and department chair at the University of Notre Dame, has been named the recipient of the Fluids Engineering Award by the "American Society...

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Engineering faculty receive DURIP grants for defense research

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/72386/jena_pratt_200.jpg(Debdeep Jena, left, and Thomas Pratt)! From left to right: Debdeep Jena and Thomas Pratt Two faculty from the "Department of Electrical Engineering":http://engineering.nd.edu/departments/ee at the University of Notre Dame, associate professor "Debdeep Jena":http://nd.edu/~djena/ and research associate professor "Thomas Pratt":http://xml.ee.nd.edu/faculty/faculty.xsp?id=747072617474,...

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Notre Dame researchers are participants in hunt for the Higgs boson

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/72349/higgevent200.jpg(A candidate event for the Higgs boson decaying to two photons (thick red lines) detected by the CMS detector)! A candidate event for the Higgs boson decaying to two photons (thick red lines) detected by the CMS detector. Scientists...

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Mosquitoes — how we smell is why they bite, research shows

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/71998/culex_mosquito200.jpg(Culex mosquito)! A _Culex_ mosquito Now that the summer season is in full swing, many of us will be hosting picnics and barbecues and socializing outside. Chances are, we’ll also have some unwanted guests in the form of mosquitoes....

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