Aristotle coined the phrase “nature abhors a vacuum,” but a team of Tulane University researchers says their latest study proves there are exceptions to the rule.
The phrase expresses the idea that unfilled spaces go against the laws of nature and physics and that every space needs to be filled... more
As hospitals and healthcare workers are in urgent need of personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies, several departments and organizations at Tulane University are doing their part to help, including the Department of Chemistry.
Corinne Gibb, Tulane research associate, and Paolo Suating,... more
Tulane University graduate students studying with Alexander Burin, PhD, professor in the Department of Chemistry, were tasked with investigating and recreating the celebrated Fermi-Pasta-Ulam-Tsingou numerical experiment as their final project in his Special Topics in Physical Chemistry course – an... more
Tulane University chemistry professor Bruce C. Gibb has been awarded a $1.65 million grant for research that could shed light on the molecular details of such diseases as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
The four-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable Gibb and his team to study... more
Bruce Gibb, a chemistry professor in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has been elected as a fellow of the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry.
The United Kingdom-based organization brings together chemists from around the world to advance the chemical sciences and each... more
Tulane chemistry professor Scott Grayson is downright giddy about one of the classes he will be teaching when the 2017-18 academic year opens in August – archaeological sciences.
“It will be the most fun course I’ve been involved with since I’ve been here at Tulane,” he said.
But Grayson is also... more
The Tulane School of Science and Engineering is accepting applications for a summer undergraduate research opportunity on Tulane’s uptown campus.
The Summer Materials Research at Tulane (SMART) program is a 10-week multidisciplinary research experience for undergraduates incorporating the... more
The National Science Foundation has awarded a group of 14 Louisiana and Mississippi researchers – including four from Tulane University – up to $6 million to develop tools that will help strengthen the regional workforce and broaden opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics... more