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

p(image-right). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/90376/clean_room_200.jpg(Clean 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":http://youtu.be/4FWst5G--4Q !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/9632/video_camera.gif(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)http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/90385/ecklogo_200.jpg(Eck Institute for Global Health)! The University of Notre Dame's "Eck Institute for Global Health":http://globalhealth.nd.edu/ 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)http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/89881/oppenheimer_gasgals_200.jpg(circumgalactic 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). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/89484/baby_200.jpg(baby)! Social practices and cultural beliefs of modern life are preventing healthy brain and emotional development in children, according to an interdisciplinary body of "research":http://ccf.nd.edu/symposium/2012-symposium-presentations/ 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). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/88185/higgs_cms_200.jpg(Higgs 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":http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2012/dec/14/physics-world-reveals-its-top-10-breakthroughs-for-2012 announced today by "Physics World":http://physicsworld.com/ 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). !http://newsinfo.nd.edu/assets/88443/sleeping_train_200.jpg(Sleeping 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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