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Psychology Professor Seeks the Roots of Shyness

What makes a baby grow into a shy child?

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Chemistry Researcher's Search for New, Greener Catalysts Could Pay Big Dividends

RU-N Professor is on the cutting-edge of chemical catalyst research.

Platinum. Palladium. Iridium. Ruthenium.

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Diane Jammula on a Mission to Make Physics Accessible to All

On a recent afternoon, Diane Jammula stood at the front of a large lecture hall packed with 150 students, wearing a humorous grin.

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Biology Professor Unlocks Method to Sequence DNA of Rare and Extinct Species

An RU-N Biology professor recently discovered a way to extract and sequence DNA from rare and extinct animals preserved in historic museum collections.

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One of RU-N's Newest Institutes Leads the Way on Urban Sustainability

The term “sustainability,” whose currency has grown in recent years, usually conjures images of solar and wind energy, recycling, and composting—and in urban areas rooftop gardens, LEED buildings and bike lanes.

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