Science and Technology

Dyes Used to Paint New Picture of Disease

Posted: July 22, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2014 at 1:15 pm

Mason researchers have uncovered a way to determine where proteins touch one other, a discovery that could lead to novel treatments for devastating illnesses.

Shipwrecks under a Microscope: Researchers Examine Microbial Effects of Oil Spill

Posted: July 21, 2014 at 10:00 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2014 at 1:39 pm

Professor Leila Hamdan is studying shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico to understand the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on microbial life.

Ideas Into Action: Institute Gives Elementary Teachers Hands-on Science Skills

Posted: July 17, 2014 at 2:36 pm, Last Updated: July 17, 2014 at 5:12 pm

Thirty Virginia teachers are undergoing professional development training at VISTA’s Elementary Science Institute, housed in the College of Education and Human Development.

New Cyber Security Engineering Degree Takes Proactive Approach

Posted: July 17, 2014 at 5:01 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2014 at 8:07 am

The program is the first in the country to focus on preventing attacks, not just dealing with them after the fact.

Disrupting Online Ed: Mason Economics Professors’ Videos Get Global Views

Posted: July 17, 2014 at 5:00 am, Last Updated: July 22, 2014 at 8:07 am

Everyday Economics videos “flip the classroom” by letting viewers tell the teachers what topic to tackle next.

Computer Design Program Is at the Top
of Its Game

Posted: July 15, 2014 at 5:02 am, Last Updated: July 17, 2014 at 9:16 am

Mason has been selected as a charter member of an elite national group whose role is to highlight how the higher education gaming curriculum helps spur innovation.

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