Category - Research

cars

Car Still Drives Transportation Thinking Public transit and autonomous vehicles trail the traditional king of the road, a Chapman conference and survey show.

While automakers expect to have self-driving cars on the market within the next five years, the public may not be ready for them. That’s one of the many relevant findings in the latest Chapman University Orange County...

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A New Age of Medicine A School of Pharmacy research project uses nanoparticles to target hypertension.

The number of Americans at risk for heart attack and stroke is staggering. According to the American Heart Association, nearly half of all U.S. adults have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. That’s an...

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The Science of Shelf Life Chapman Professor Explains the How and Why Behind Shelf-Stable Foods

When Costco recently introduced a 27-pound tub of mac-and-cheese packets with a 20-year shelf life, the stuff sold out in a day. It’s unclear whether the product was scooped up by doomsday planners or working parents...

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CUSP Launches Selective Fellowship with Amgen Inc., Focusing on Cancer Research

A graduate of Chapman University’s School of Pharmacy is the inaugural recipient of a fellowship created to help recent graduates transition into the pharmaceutical industry. After an intensive selection process, Priya...

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At the Core of Understanding Chapman's new brain institute leads the way in uniting neuroscience with philosophy to pursue centuries-old questions of consciousness and free will.

When your research project invites colleagues to think anew about questions that have been debated for centuries, you learn to welcome the unexpected. Like when you get a call out of the blue from a scholar who says...

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Looking for Herself in the Media Mirror A Chapman student and her research partner seek insights amid the Asian-American stereotypes in film and on TV.

Jacky Dang ’20 braces for the worst when she gets into an Uber or Lyft. Oftentimes drivers and other strangers she meets don’t believe her when she says she is from Huntington Beach. They ask where she is really from –...