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NSF Awards Georgetown University $12.5M to Establish Institute for Emerging Virus Research

The National Science Foundation has awarded Georgetown University $12.5 million to lead a global team of scientists in establishing a collaborative institute designed to advance…

August 10, 2022

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As species recover, some threaten others in more dire shape

A troubled species rebounds thanks to restoration efforts, only to make things worse for others in peril by preying on them or outcompeting them for food and living.…

August 1, 2022

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Structure of propagating high-stress fronts in a shear-thickening suspension

These results elucidate the complex structures associated with shear thickening and show that nonaffine flow, concentration fluctuations, and fluid migration are integral to the…

August 1, 2022

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What’s Goo Got to Do with It?

Georgetown Physicists Study Fundamental Structure of Flowing Cornstarch-Water…

August 1, 2022

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Colin Carlson Works to Predict and Prevent Viral Spillover

The Georgetown University biologist studies how climate change contributes to the emergence of new zoonotic…

July 18, 2022

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A treaty to break the pandemic cycle

An evidence-based treaty must balance prevention, preparedness, response, and…

July 14, 2022

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Slashing carbon dioxide emissions alone ‘won’t be enough to avert catastrophic climate change’

Rising emissions of less well known toxic pollutants must also be tackled if global temperatures are to remain at safe levels, say. …

May 23, 2022

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New Study Says World Must Cut Short-Lived Climate Pollutants as Well as Carbon Dioxide to Meet Paris Agreement Goals

Cutting only CO2 emissions, but failing to rein in methane, HFCs and soot, will speed global warming in the coming decades and only slow it later this.…

May 23, 2022

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Climate action on CO2 emissions alone won’t prevent extreme warming – study

To control climate change, the world must go beyond cutting carbon dioxide emissions and curb lesser-known pollutants such as nitrous oxide playing a key role in warming the…

May 23, 2022

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Sharp cut in methane now could help avoid worst of climate crisis

Focussing on carbon dioxide alone will not keep world within 1.5C limit of global heating, warn…

May 23, 2022