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Research News

Sticky when wet — spider glue tightens grip in high humidity

UA scientists say nature’s phenomenon could lead the way to developing smart adhesives.
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Masculinity + energy drinks = sleep problems

UA psychologist Ronald Levant led a research team studying the connection between energy drink consumption and sleep-deprivation in men.
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Skin cancer treated with a bandage-type patch

University of Akron researchers are developing 3-D printed microneedles to deliver customized chemotherapy to melanoma patients.
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