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The Division of Physical Sciences is committed to sharing information about its administration, academics, outreach and research—from people to their changemaking activities—with a full-service news and multimedia team. From writing stories and media training, to coordinating press interviews and posting social media news, we cover the physical sciences around the clock, year-round.

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High-resolution models of influenza, developed by integrating X-ray crystallography with electron microscopy, enable the interrogation of the functional balance of the flu’s two glycoproteins. Image by Jacob Durrant, University of Pittsburgh

New Study Might Help Unlock Secrets of the Flu


Synthetic Cells Command New Powers of Communication

Massimiliano Di Ventra

Division Scientists Earn Spots on List of Highly Cited Researchers

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A Critical Look at the Nobel Prize
Exclusive Panel Discussion

Dec. 10, 2018 | Register
Join the Fleet Science Center on Monday, December 10—the 122nd anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death and the night the 2018 Nobel Prize Awards ceremony will be held—for a look at the research being recognized this year and a discussion of the Nobel Prize and how it affects science and scientists. This event will feature two of our professors, Brian Keating and Julio Barreiro.

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