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Terri Williams has research published in Nature Communications

Research into the process of segmentation during the embryonic development of arthropods by Trinity College Research Associate Professor Terri Williams, working in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Arizona, has been published in Nature Communications, the prestigious online journal. Titled “Changing cell behaviors during beetle embryogenesis correlates with slowing of segmentation,” the article was […]

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Colleagues, Grants Support Stefanie Chambers’ Research on Somali Americans

For her newest book, Stefanie Chambers, associate professor of political science, is comparing the incorporation of Somali Americans in the Twin Cities and Columbus, Ohio. It’s an effort that she acknowledges was made possible by the support of many others: her colleagues, a Trinity alumnus, and most recently the American Political Science Association. Chambers started […]

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Diet-Based Epilepsy Therapy May Offer Hope for Children with Autism

A dietary therapy known to be highly effective at reducing epileptic seizures may independently reduce behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorders, new research on mice has shown. The high-fat, low-carbohydrate food regimen, known as a “ketogenic” diet, has been prescribed to treat epilepsy patients — most often in children — for nearly 100 years. Research […]

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Mark Setterfield delivers Maloney economics lecture

Mark Setterfield, Maloney Family Distinguished Professor of Economics at Trinity, delivered his inaugural lecture, “Growth and Crisis: A Multi-Agent System Approach,” on December 3 at McCook Auditorium. The presentation centered around an ongoing research project on which Setterfield collaborated with Bill Gibson, John Converse Professor of Economics at the University of Vermont. Setterfield began his lecture with an […]

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