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Notre Dame Physicists Explore How Well We Can Know the Past

Most research within the field of physics focuses on predicting the future. But how rapidly does our knowledge of the past deteriorate? Consider a sugar cube dissolving in water....

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Notre Dame Researchers Develop ‘Fraudbuster’ System to Reduce Fraud in Auto Insurance Market

In 2012, fraud cost U.S. auto insurers 7.7 billion dollars in excess payments. Although the rate of fraudulent policies for most insurers was 5 percent, that rate for nonstandard...

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Designing a Better Superconductor with Geometric Frustration

Superconductors contain tiny tornadoes of supercurrent, called vortex filaments, that create resistance when they move. This affects the way superconductors carry a current. But a...

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New Molecules Created at Notre Dame to Reduce Cost, Environmental Impact of Mining Precious Metals

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have invented a new class of molecules that can be used to simplify the process used for capturing precious metals including gold,...

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Breakthrough Discovery Links Two of the Heaviest Known Particles

The two heaviest known particles — the Higgs boson and the top quark — have finally been linked, thanks to a discovery based on experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)...

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Greater IT Security Does Not Equal Fewer Cyberattacks for Hospitals, Study Shows

The Verizon Data Breach report indicates the health care sector is the top target for cyberattacks.  And, as hospitals do more to guard against attacks, it’s not necessarily...

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ND Perspectives: Media, Tech & Society – Is A Sneaky Serpent in Your Newsfeed?

Recorded at Reunion 2018, this fascinating panel discussion explores fake news and media literacy in today’s changing environment. Moderator: Diane Daniels, Weekend anchor at...

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Dare to Humanize Data

How can data be used to make better decisions? This question is central to organizational strategies and has become an integral part of our day-to-day lives. As the storage and...

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Notre Dame Researcher Addresses Global Health Challenges in St. Joseph County

Indiana is in the bottom 10 states for infant mortality with a 2016 infant mortality rate (IMR) of 7.5. This means more than seven children die out of every 1,000 births....

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Dare to Unplug

In a world where people are increasingly attached to and dependent on technology, Nick Barella and Chris Mire decided to undergo a challenge and dared to “unplug.” The two...

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Dare to Navigate a Complex World

Bats are creatures feared by many humans, but definitely not Laura Kloepper. Laura has dedicated her research to investigating how these animals use their sonar in large groups...

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Health and Society

Dare to Imagine Curing Cancer

More than 100 years ago, New York physician William Coley pioneered methods that relied on the body’s immune system to treat cancer. Although quickly surpassed by advances in...

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