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Georgetown Researcher Partners With NASA to Detect Alien Life

If life exists on other planets, would an Earth-bound scientist even be able to detect it? Georgetown Assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Stewart Johnson is throwing out all assumptions and building new life-detection systems with the help of nearly $7 million from NASA's astrobiology program. Read More

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Hilltop a Hotspot for Disease Study

In what areas of the U.S. are parents more reluctant to vaccinate their kids? Do these locations have something in common? Is vaccine hesitancy—the desire to delay or refuse vaccines—eroding population immunity? Read More

Shweta Bansal, an assistant professor of biology at Georgetown