Posts Tagged ‘research’

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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Biologist pursues microbes 2,500 meters under the sea

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

On Nov. 8, 2014, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Jeremy Rich descended 2,500 meters to the Pacific Ocean floor to explore the ecosystems of hydrothermal vents. Read More

CFAR symposium on Nov. 6

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Representatives from the nation’s leading AIDS research institutions will convene at Brown on Nov. 6 for a daylong symposium.
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Yoga for bipolar disorder

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Survey results document the benefits and risks of yoga practice for people with bipolar disorder.
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