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Research News

UA and Soap Box Derby partner on STEM education for eighth graders

With National Science Foundation grant, researchers will seek to increase students’ enthusiasm for careers in STEM, beginning with 8th grade science students in Akron Public Schools.
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NSF grant enables professor to engineer noses, jaws and ears

Matthew Becker anticipates that his research will result in technology that will one day improve lives for those with traumatic injuries.
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Mussels inspire development of waterproof adhesives

National Science Foundation grant supports UA researchers efforts to develop a synthetic mimic of mussel adhesives using soybean oil — a renewable resource.
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Scientists unearth ecosystem puzzle piece

In northeast Ohio's "backyard," UA biologists discover plant varieties sprout in moderation as part of worldwide study.
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