UC San Diego engineers play role in warehouse fire safety

Imagine this: Firefighters enter a several football field-sized, 60-foot high, pitch-black warehouse and they can’t see inside — they don’t know if there is an inferno or a small fire with a lot of smoke. It’s a very dangerous situation, making …

A ‘stitch in time’ could help damaged hearts

WORCESTER, Mass. — A research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has demonstrated the feasibility of a novel technology that a surgeon could use to deliver stem cells to targeted areas of the body to repair diseased or damaged tissu…

Cranberry juice shows promise blocking Staph infections

WORCESTER, Mass. — Expanding their scope of study on the mechanisms of bacterial infection, researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have reported the surprise finding from a small clinical study that cranberry juice cocktail block…

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