If you want to republish news or posts from another source, the WashU Web Theme gives you an easy way to link straight to the original. No need to copy and paste the entire article, which can confuse your readers and search engines alike.

In the example below, posts with external links are indicated with a pop-out window icon.


External news links in action

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Microbiome researcher Jeffrey Gordon wins Copley Medal

Gordon is honored for his studies of human gut microbial communities which have led to a fundamental shift in the way scientists understand the relationship between microbes, health and disease. His discoveries have shed new light on, among other things, the origins of two pressing global health problems: obesity and childhood malnutrition.
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Alzheimer’s prevention trial to evaluate third drug

An international team led by the School of Medicine has selected a third investigational drug to be tested in a worldwide clinical trial — already underway — aimed at finding treatments to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
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Database to collect research on cancer mutations

School of Medicine researchers developed an online “knowledgebase” intended to gather and organize the vast body of knowledge known as cancer genomics. The hope is that clinicians can better identify mutations in tumors and targeted drugs.