2019-20 annual report

2019-20 annual report

Innovation. Inspiration. Impact. That's the Power of I.

Take a peek into the 2019-20 year at the Beckman Institute, which included challenges and triumphs. For a full view of the report, click below to download a PDF of the publication.

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The research stories in the publication have been condensed in order to showcase a range of research and updates. See below for links to the full stories.

Full stories

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    Anger-prone children may benefit most from maternal sensitivity, study finds

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    Boppart and team develop label-free microscopic techniques to visualize extracellular vesicles in cancer

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    By imaging the brain, scientists can predict a person's aptitude for training

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    Computational human cell reveals new insight on genetic information processing

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    Developing better fabrication techniques for pH-responsive microcapsules

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    Environmental contaminants alter gut microbiome, health

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    How do health messages affect younger and older adults?

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    How does word prediction influence memory?

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    Hybrid microscope could bring digital biopsy to the clinic

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    Nanostimulators boost stem cells for muscle repair

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    New probe developed to detect a common target of anti-inflammatory drugs

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    Simulation reveals how bacterial organelle converts sunlight to chemical energy

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    Study investigates the incidence of harassment in gender and sexual minorities in planetary science

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