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INNOVATIVE RESEARCH.

Led by nanomaterials science expert Bingyun Li, PhD, researchers at WVU are studying how to turn carbon dioxide in power plant flue gas into commercial-quality sodium bicarbonate—baking soda—aiming to use product sales to lower the cost of carbon capture technology.

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WVU School of Medicine is at the leading edge of studying the biological processes of life and bringing healthcare advances to the state.

100% of Division of Medical Laboratory Sciences students are employed or enrolled in graduate school
93% of our early match slots have been filled
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