Impact

Winter 2015

Tech Tools

Surer Probe Doctors use ultrasound to guide needles into the body. But the hand-eye coordination required to reach the target…

Winter 2015

Deciphering the Data in Parkinson’s

By the time symptoms arise in many neurodegenerative diseases, much of the damage has already been done. If only researchers…

Winter 2015

Pinpointing Cystic Fibrosis Severity

Cystic fibrosis, an inherited chronic disease linked to the CFTR gene, affects some 30,000 Americans. Today, their average life expectancy…

Winter 2015

Trending

“I’m kind of expecting to see that they’ll be after our refrigerators once they go on the Internet.” 4/30/14, ABC2…

Summer 2014

Sleuthing Subs

Much of the drinking water for arid Phoenix, Arizona, comes from expansive Lake Pleasant, and monitoring water quality is a…

Summer 2014

Upstarts

Stethoscope Does Double Duty Electrical and Computer Engineering faculty Mounya Elhilali, Jim West, and their students have built a high-tech…

Summer 2014

Smooth Moves

Human cells are remarkable machines. They convert nutrients into energy, build our tissues and organs—and, according to the Whiting School’s…

Summer 2014

The Eyes Have It

It turns out the eyes are a window to more than just the soul. Thanks to software developed by Jerry Prince,…

Summer 2014

Putting the Sting on Cancer

Insects have always fascinated Gregory Wiedman. Luckily, the materials science graduate student has been able to connect his bug-collecting hobby…