Latest Washington University in St. Louis Stories

2010-12-22 10:09:04

Experiments show that drilling mud that behaved more like quicksand and less like ketchup might have prevented the top-kill blowout.

2010-12-13 07:35:00

Scientists have an ingenious explanation for the strange ridge belting Saturn's outermost moon, Iapetus.

2010-12-02 00:00:49

Survey recognizes commitment to quality and patient safety Washington, DC (Vocus) December 1, 2010 Children’s National Medical Center is one of only seven children’s hospitals in the country named to the Leapfrog Group’s 2010 Top Hospitals List.

2010-11-30 11:10:00

It sounds a bit like spinning straw into gold, but novel metal catalysts may be able to turn greenhouse gases like methane and carbon dioxide into liquid fuels without producing more carbon waste in the process.

2010-11-20 00:00:51

Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer Pam King Sams receives award at 9th annual National Capital Philanthropy Day. Washington, D.C.

2010-11-05 10:16:42

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis have identified a gene linked to the spread of eye melanoma.

2010-10-31 00:13:30

New Guide in Series from Olin Business School Promotes CEO Videos as Tool for Strategic Change Olin and the Brookings Institution Press publish a guide by professor Jackson Nickerson offering practical solutions and strategies for today’s managers. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 30, 2010 Imagine telling your boss that the plan to re-organize your department is wrong-headed via a secured anonymous e-mail and he responds to your concern in a video message delivered to everyone in the...

2010-10-26 14:04:58

An international team of researchers, including a physical anthropology professor at Washington University in St. Louis, has discovered well-dated human fossils in southern China that markedly change anthropologists perceptions of the emergence of modern humans in the eastern Old World.

2010-10-13 17:30:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., will host NASA astronaut Robert Behnken Wed., Oct. 20 and Thurs., Oct.

2010-10-12 08:54:06

You don't have to go out into the woods anymore.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.