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Tulane scientists develop ‘living nerve circuit’ to fight opioid epidemic
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...
Dec 10, 2017 - New Wave staff

Campaign plans are in place to propel Tulane University into a grand future. See highlights from Friday’s events where the $1.3 billion fundraising goal was announced. View the video below. The full video from the Big Reveal can be viewed here.

Nov 29, 2017 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Tulane second-year students Helen Weierbach, center, and Sian Grosskopf, right, discuss Landen Density, artwork by Katherine Strasser and Victor Moll, left, professor of mathematics, at the opening of the 2017 Computational Art Show. Sponsored by the Center for Computational Science, the annual...

Nov 29, 2017 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher who studies bird migration has found that a decline in the number of wood thrushes is probably due to deforestation in Central America, not to the loss and degrading of forest in the United States where the songbird breeds. The study by Caz Taylor, an associate...

Nov 28, 2017 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Meysam Shahami, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemical Engineering, extracts reacted benzene in the lab of Daniel Shantz. The solution will be used to analyze how much phenol is produced using a one-step reaction. Researchers hope to simplify the process of producing phenol which is used...

Nov 22, 2017 - Mary Cross

The alumni group the Society of Tulane Engineers (STE) strives to create new ties between Tulane graduates and the School of Science and Engineering (SSE). “They want to re-engage the alumni — connecting them back to the university,” said James Stofan, vice president of alumni relations. Founded in...

Nov 16, 2017 - Alicia Jasmin

“Three minutes. One slide.” Those were the two rules set forth by Michael Cunningham, Tulane psychology professor and associate provost for the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Wednesday at the start of the third annual Three Minute Thesis competition on the uptown campus. As the name...

Nov 15, 2017 - Matt Roberts

Cheers filled a room in Richardson Memorial Hall on Tulane’s uptown campus Saturday as 147 middle-school girls responded to a series of questions. Did you become a mathemagician? Did you hold the tarantula? Did you touch a human brain? The School of Science and Engineering’s Center for K-12 STEM...

Nov 14, 2017 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University’s Stryder Meadows, a cell and molecular biology professor, received a $1.7 million grant from the Department of Defense to study how arteriovenous malformations (AVM), which are defects in arteries, veins and capillaries, form Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT), a genetic...

Nov 10, 2017 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University geologist is among a team of scientists studying an ancient Canadian ice sheet to determine if its collapse could be a preview of future climate change. Brent Goehring, an assistant professor in the Tulane Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, conducted the study of...

Nov 09, 2017 - Mary Cross

Expert engineers from one of the world’s most influential technology companies encouraged Tulane students to pursue careers in data science and artificial intelligence Wednesday during the Intel Artificial Intelligence (AI) Workshop held on the uptown campus of Tulane University. The event was...

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