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Notre Dame to be part of $194-million university research center network focused on next-generation microelectronics

p(image-right). ! room in Stinson-Remick Hall)! Engineering professor Greg Snider, left, with graduate students in the Clean Room in Stinson-Remick Hall of Engineering. "Watch Video": !! The University of Notre Dame has been selected to lead one of six new...

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New dual degree prepares physicians for global health careers

p(image-right). !(noborder) Institute for Global Health)! The University of Notre Dame's "Eck Institute for Global Health": and the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) have announced a new opportunity for IUSM medical students to receive global health training through a...

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Astronomers find massive supply of fresh gas around modern galaxies

p(image-right). !(noborder) gas)! Galaxies have a voracious appetite for fuel -- in this case, fresh gas -- but astronomers have had difficulty finding the pristine gas that should be falling onto galaxies. Now, scientists have provided direct empirical evidence for...

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Modern parenting may hinder brain development, research shows

p(image-right). !! Social practices and cultural beliefs of modern life are preventing healthy brain and emotional development in children, according to an interdisciplinary body of "research": presented recently at a symposium at the University of Notre Dame. “Life outcomes for...

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Notre Dame physicists part of Top Ten Breakthroughs of 2012

p(image-right). ! illustration (Courtesy CMS/CERN))! Higgs illustration (Courtesy CMS/CERN) University of Notre Dame researchers were involved in two of the "Top Ten Breakthroughs of 2012": announced today by "Physics World": magazine. The Higgs-like boson discovery was No. 1 on the...

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REM sleep enhances emotional memories, study shows

p(image-right). ! on a train)! Witnessing a car wreck or encountering a poisonous snake are scenes that become etched in our memories. But how do we process and store these emotional scenes so that they’re preserved more efficiently than other,...

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