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Tulane professor wins $2 million grant to make coffee growing more sustainable
For coffee drinkers, there’s nothing like that first sip in the morning. For Tulane University researchers studying the sustainability of coffee in Honduras, the stakes are far higher than a tempting cup of joe. Honduras is one of the world’s top coffee producing countries, but the growing global...
Sep 28, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Nicole Gasparini, a geologist in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, has won numerous awards during her professional career, but the latest one might be the most satisfying. Gasparini has been named the winner of the 2021 Marguerite T. Williams Award, given annually by the...

Sep 22, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Carolyn Bayer, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, is among 23 early career scientists to win funding for research to accelerate the development of the next generation of imaging technologies. The funding, a total of $1.1 million...

Sep 21, 2021 - Barri Bronston

In 2019, nearly 50,000 people in the United States died from opioid overdoses, bringing the total of number of deaths from the opioid crisis to half a million over the past 10 years, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. Michael J. Moore, a professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane...

Aug 25, 2021 - Barri Bronston

An award-winning Tulane University researcher has led a team in discoveries that could result in significantly faster charging electric vehicles and portable devices such as cell phones and laptops.  The team, led by Michael Naguib, the Ken & Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Science and...

Aug 02, 2021 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University planetary scientist is part of a team of North American scientists putting to rest a theory that water lies under the south polar cap of Mars. The study, led by York University in Toronto and published in Geophysical Research Letters, appears to show that for the first time...

Jul 21, 2021 - Barri Bronston

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development has awarded a $256,000 grant to BioAesthetics Corp., a Tulane University spin-out company, to develop a new graft for treating pelvic organ prolapse (POP). BioAesthetics, whose CEO and COO are both Tulane...

Jul 12, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Michael J. Moore, a professor of biomedical engineering at Tulane University, has been named chairperson of a National Institutes for Health study section. Moore’s one-year appointment as chair of the Bioengineering of Neuroscience, Vision and Low Vision Technologies (BNVT) Study Section of the...

Jun 30, 2021 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University planetary scientist is one of 30 scientists from across the United States and Europe who will be part of a NASA mission to Venus, Earth’s nearest neighbor. Jennifer Whitten, an assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, will serve as associate...

Jun 23, 2021 - Barri Bronston

John Sabo, a leading scholar on water resources and river ecology, has been hired as the new director of the Tulane ByWater Institute. Sabo’s appointment is effective Aug. 1, 2021 when, in addition to leading the ByWater Institute, he will be a full professor in the Department of River-Coastal...

Jun 09, 2021 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University will share in a U.S. Department of Energy award designed to advance new technologies to decarbonize the biorefining processes used to convert organic material, such as plant matter, into fuel. The effort cuts across the energy, transportation and agriculture sectors. The Tulane...

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