Science and Technology

Mass Number-Crunching May Help Crack Alzheimer’s Disease Code

Posted: April 17, 2014 at 5:11 am, Last Updated: April 17, 2014 at 5:22 pm

By lending a little computer power, people can join a new George Mason University project and help crack the Alzheimer’s disease code.

Moving SMART-ly: Lab Helps Athletes Avoid Injury

Posted: April 11, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 14, 2014 at 7:09 am

Mason’s SMART Lab, established as one of the most advanced performance and fitness testing centers in the country, has opened its facilities to the public to help the casual and serious athlete alike pinpoint the root cause of their aches and pains.

‘Brilliant’ Luchini to Give Vision Series Lecture

Posted: April 2, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 3, 2014 at 7:12 am

The assistant professor in Mason’s Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine was named by Popular Science in 2011 as one of the “Brilliant 10” young scientists.

Robotics Challenge a FIRST at Mason

Posted: March 31, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: April 1, 2014 at 7:05 am

George Mason University was host for the first time to the U.S. FIRST Robotics Greater D.C. Regional, March 27-29 at the Patriot Center. The event attracted high school students from 10 states and their supporters, including Mason engineering students.

EcoScience + Art Blossoms at Mason

Posted: March 31, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 1, 2014 at 7:06 am

The blossoming EcoScience + Art collaboration between two George Mason University professors — one in art and the other in eco-science — is inspiring artists and environmentalists to display their work at the exhibition and lecture series this week.

Simulation and Game Institute Opens

Posted: March 28, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: April 7, 2014 at 6:57 am

SGI, a hub for applied research, business education and economic development, will be one of only four international affiliates of the Serious Games Institute. Five emerging businesses have already been accepted into the Prince William-based institute.

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