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Implantable-device

Tiny, Implantable Device Uses Light to Treat Bladder Problems

The device has the potential to replace electronic stimulators and drugs for pain and incontinence. read more

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In Team Sports, Chemistry Matters

Noshir Contractor's sports analytics analysis reveals that past shared success among team members improves odds of future wins.read more

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Neighborhoods Influence Chicagoans’ Transportation Decisions

Amanda Stathopoulos's study explores local beliefs and barriers toward adopting active modes of transportation.read more

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Space Microbes Aren’t So Alien After All

Genetic evidence shows bacteria on the International Space Station are adapting to survive, not to harm.read more

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