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Tulane wins share of $35 million Department of Energy clean energy grant
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...
Mar 20, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Liquid media are stored in the lab of Nicholas Sandoval in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. The liquids contain nutrients to grow bacteria used in a variety of research applications.

Mar 14, 2018 - Mary Cross

A flyer advertising a Python coding workshop on the uptown campus changed the career trajectory for one first-year student at Tulane University. “I had never coded in my life, but I thought that it sounded interesting so I took a chance and went,” said Tatiana Derouen, who is now a Tulane senior...

Mar 06, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Near the eastern coast of Africa, a tectonic rift in Earth’s ancient crust is yielding clues about the effects of molten rock, or magma, on continental breakup. Cynthia Ebinger, holder of the Marshall-Heape Chair in Geology in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane University, studies tiny...

Mar 01, 2018 - Ezra Winters

This week Tulane University hosted the 62nd Annual Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair, during which sixth- through eighth-graders and high school students, exhibited and pitted their independent student research against the work of their peers. Tulane runs the fair, which includes...

Feb 28, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Approximately 300 middle and high school students have gathered at the Lavin-Bernick Center this week for the 62nd annual Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair. The young scientists, from Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines and Saint Bernard parishes, compete for over $65,000 in scholarships...

Feb 27, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

A 1,000 watt light bulb is on display in the lobby of the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology on the uptown campus. Technically referred to as a “lamp,” the first incandescent light bulb was developed in 1802 by Sir Humphry Davy, a Cornish chemist and inventor. In 1806, Davy invented a more...

Feb 21, 2018 - Mike Strecker

Tulane graduates Steve and Jann Paul have made a $10 million gift to support construction of a new School of Science and Engineering building at Tulane University. Work on the four-story, 36,000-square-foot Steven and Jann Paul Hall for Science and Engineering is scheduled to begin by the end of...

Feb 20, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Amy Feehan, center, a fourth-year PhD candidate with the Tulane Brain Institute, answers questions about her research on treating chronic inflammatory pain during the 29th annual Health Sciences Research Days, which took place Monday and Tuesday at the J. Bennett Johnston building on the downtown...

Feb 14, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane scientists were able to boost their research using one of Nikon’s most advanced microscopes. During the past two weeks, researchers had access to an A1R+ Multiphoton Confocal Microscopy System on the downtown campus, which allowed researchers from the schools of medicine and science and...

Feb 08, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University opened its MakerSpace in 2016, offering students and professors alike access to digital fabrication tools like 3-D printers, laser cutters, milling machines and lathes. With two years under its belt, Cedric Walker, professor emeritus of biomedical engineering and maker-in-chief,...

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