Posts Tagged ‘research’

Study identifies collagen-damaging protein in lethal fungal disease

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

A new study co-authored by zeroes in on a enzyme that may damage bats in white nose syndrome, a fungal disease that has killed 6 million bats in North America.
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Gold helps focus radiation on cancer cells

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

A multidisciplinary team of researchers has demonstrated a promising new approach for targeting cancer cells for radiation.
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Study calculates high cost of hepatitis C drugs for RI prisons

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

A newly-published budget analysis finds that the cost of hepatitis treatment for infected inmates in Rhode Island exceeds the state’s prison health budget by nearly 50 percent.
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The neuroscience of selective attention

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

New research demonstrates how the brain attends to certain stimli while ignoring others.
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Brown scientists examine ecological change at Easter Island

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Easter Island has experienced “profound change” in its marine ecosystem. Brown researchers Jon Witman and Robert Lamb traveled to the remote island to find out why.
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Scientists develop model for paleontology

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Specialized x-ray and simulation technology allow researchers to read the fossil record left by animals 200 million years ago. Read More

3.5-million grant will leverage data science to boost HIV care

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

With grant support from the National Institutes of Health, Rami Kantor, associate professor of medicine, and Joseph Hogan, professor of biostatistics in the School of Public Health, will develop new techniques for using patient health records to optimize HIV care in resource-poor settings.
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Blocking protein reduces cancer spread in mice

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

A new study co-authored by Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack A. Elias finds that suppressing a protein called “chitinase 3-like-1” dramatically reduced the spread of two different types of cancer in mice.
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New study measures head blows in girls’ lacrosse

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Just how much does a blow from a lacrosse stick accelerate the head? A new study provides answers.
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Eight ways to improve STEM career prospects for minorities

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Associate Professor of Medical Science Andrew G. Campbell tapped 50 underrepresented minority students for advice on enhancing training in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
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