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Tulane spin-out company to develop new treatment for pelvic organ prolapse
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...
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,...

Jan 30, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

A portrait of Corinne C. “Lindy” Boggs appears to keep a casual watch over Megan Vasterling in the lobby of the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology. A junior in the biomedical engineering program in the School of Science and Engineering, Vasterling was researching articles for inspiration for...

Jan 26, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

A Thacher’s calculator, dated 1882, is on display in the lobby of the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology on the uptown campus. Invented by Edwin Thacher, the instrument, also known as a cylindrical slide-rule, became a vital tool in science, engineering, commerce and business. An online copy...

Jan 26, 2018 - Barri Bronston

The advent and consequences of superhuman intelligence will be the subject of a panel discussion Feb. 1 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Freeman Auditorium, located in the Woldenberg Art Center on the uptown campus of Tulane University. The discussion is the opening program of the Conference on Artificial...

Jan 23, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher is leading a U.S. Department of Energy project to develop a hybrid solar energy converter that generates electricity and steam with high efficiency and low cost. Utilizing an approach that more fully captures the whole spectrum of sunlight, the project generates...

Jan 09, 2018 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Using a Raman spectroscopy, a laptop in the lab of Daniel Shantz in the Department of Chemical Engineering displays a spectrum of reacted benzene. This technology allows scientists to better understand the mechanism of chemical reactions.

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