The Word of the Year, with the greatest increase in lookups, may surprise many people: science. "It is a word that is connected to broad cultural dichotomies: observation and intuition, evidence and tradition," says Peter Sokolowski, Editor-at-Large at Merriam-Webster. "A wide variety of discussions centered on science this year, from climate change to educational policy.
Physics professor Yifu Zhu quoted by Fox News on a story about the recent measurements of very cold matter, Bose-Einstein Condensates and off-resonance imaging.
The FIU chapter has been selected as an Outstanding SPS Chapter based on the national review of the 2012-2013 academic year report. Less than 10% of the SPS chapters are recognized as being outstanding.
Central to most research endeavors is the underlying hypothesis being addressed. The presentation explores the issues underlying this situation and examines different scenarios as well as what makes the resulting hypothesis testable, or not.
Dr. Liu will discuss oxidative DNA damage-induced somatic trinucleotide repeat instability via DNA base excision repair and the development of new strategies for prevention and treatment for human neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's disease and Friedreich ataxia.