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The Midas touch
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...
Jan 21, 2020 - Alicia Serrano

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...

Jan 16, 2020 - Barri Bronston

Jordan Karubian has been conducting tropical research in northwest Ecuador since 2003, long before he joined the faculty of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Tulane University in 2010. Having lived in Ecuador for six years, he knew the area to be a conservation hotspot for...

Dec 12, 2019 - Barri Bronston

Having never taught a Tulane service learning class, where students apply classroom knowledge to assist community organizations or address societal problems, geologist Nicole Gasparini and her students were understandably tense.  “On my way out the door to do outreach, and I’m very nervous,” ...

Dec 10, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher has received a grant that will support the development of new imaging methods to improve the treatment of preeclampsia. Carolyn Bayer, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, says the five-year $1.57 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National...

Nov 26, 2019 -

Tulane’s Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies hosted its fifth annual Three Minute Thesis competition for PhD students on Thursday, November 7th in the Kendall-Cram Lecture Hall. The competition cultivates doctoral students’ academic, presentation, and research communication skills and...

Nov 20, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is among nearly 100 scientists and support staff from the United States and the United Kingdom heading to Antarctica this week as part of a five-year quest to understand the Thwaites Glacier, the surrounding ocean system and their future contribution to global sea...

Nov 19, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is joining more than 40 universities from across the United States in looking for ways to improve treatment of chronic pain and ultimately achieve long-term recovery from opioid addiction. Michael J. Moore, professor of biomedical engineering in the Tulane School of...

Nov 19, 2019 - Tulane Today

The Tulane Univeristy School of Science and Engineering worked with several middle school girls, in grades fifth through seventh, on Saturday, Nov. 16, at its fall 2019 Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at Tulane workshop. The workshop aims to support and inspire young girls...

Nov 18, 2019 - Tulane Today

On Nov. 16, 2019, alumni Deidre Dumas Labat and Reynold T. Décou were recognized by the naming and dedication of The Décou-Labat Residences, formerly known as the Willow Residences. Labat and Décou became the first African American undergraduates to earn degrees from Newcomb College and Tulane,...

Nov 05, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane neuroscience professor has won a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain and how severe stress contributes to the development of mental health disorders. The five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health will allow Jeffrey Tasker and his team in the Cell...

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