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Tulane study seeks new insights into panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder
Panic disorder is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States, with nearly 5 percent of the population suffering attacks that cause extreme disruption in their daily lives. The cause of panic disorder is not fully understood, but it is likely attributable to altered neuronal...
Jul 29, 2020 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is part of team of scientists evaluating the hazards associated with submarine landslides beneath the Indian Ocean that are associated with the East African Rift System, a seismically and volcanically active series of continental fractures. Geophysicist Cynthia...

Jul 20, 2020 - Roger Dunaway

Anneliese Singh is just one day into her tenure as Tulane University’s first Associate Provost for Diversity and Faculty Development, but she has already hit the ground running and has her sights set on challenging the campus culture to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive community.  ...

Jul 20, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University researchers are teaming up with the U.S. Army Research Office on a machine learning project that could pave the way for small, mobile quantum networks and possibly lead to unbreakable, secure communication systems, quantum computers and enhanced radar. As part of the research,...

Jun 26, 2020 - Mary Ann Travis

What if a material could be made to mimic another material? That’s a challenge that Tulane physicists Gerard McCaul, a postdoctoral researcher, and Denys Bondar, assistant professor of physics and engineering physics, tackled, along with co-authors, in two papers recently published in Physical...

Jun 22, 2020 - Faith Dawson

The School of Science and Engineering recently announced two professors as recipients of the Dean’s Hero Award, a new award that recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary service, especially during this challenging time. The Spring 2020 recipient is Ricardo Cortez, the William...

Jun 22, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University has been awarded a share of a $20 million National Science Foundation grant to transform research and education in advanced manufacturing and materials throughout Louisiana. The award establishes the Louisiana Material Design Alliance (LAMDA) which, in addition to Tulane, includes...

Jun 18, 2020 - Barri Bronston

In response to an unprecedented four openings of the Bonnet Carré Spillway in the last five years and with the possibility of more climate-driven river floods, a new Tulane University study has demonstrated the efficacy of upper river diversions as a means to improve river management and reduce the...

Jun 15, 2020 - Barri Bronston

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...

Jun 09, 2020 - Mary Ann Travis

Thomas Sherry has spent his career studying how nature works. A Tulane professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, he concentrates on birds, especially the diversity of species of tropical birds. He’s also Siegel Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at the Taylor Center for Social Innovation and...

Jun 04, 2020 - Mary Ann Travis

Diamonds, those precious, sparkling jewels, are known as the hardest materials on Earth. They are a high-pressure form of carbon and found deep in the ground. While diamonds are commonly thought of as hard and stable, carbon from about 100 miles beneath the African plate is being brought to...

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