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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...
May 23, 2016 - Barri Bronston

It is considered the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious junior faculty award program, and this year, Tulane University assistant professor Julie Albert is in the CAREER award's class of 2016. Albert, the Robert and Gayle Longmire Early Career Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular...

May 18, 2016 - Melissa Felcher

In August 2012, as a freshman from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Skylar Deckoff-Jones never expected to be a role model to those involved in the science and research departments at Tulane University. Later, Deckoff-Jones authored a publication that consists of his research on the nonlinear optical...

Apr 25, 2016 - Fran Simon

When Tulane University alumni Allison Shipp and Jonathan Brouk were married in New Orleans on Oct. 17, 2015, they opted to use an innovative wedding-planning tool, WedTexts, a websiteand app that allow engaged couples to communicate easily with their wedding guests through pre-scheduled text...

Apr 19, 2016 - Alicia Duplessis Jasmin

Eight teams of student researchers went toe-to-toe on April 13 during the second annual Tulane Novel Tech Challenge, a competition that empowers students to improve the environment, human health, education and urban infrastructure through technology. Following brief, pitch-style presentations, a...

Apr 10, 2016 - Benjamin Morris

On any given day of the year, innovation and experimentation characterize the research conducted in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane. New publications, insights, and applications arise from researchers in the School on a regular basis, advancing their fields and shaping our world....

Apr 04, 2016 - Allison Hjortsberg

In the mid-1800s, the United States was not on the forefront of scientific innovation — Europe dominated the field. That makes it all the more fascinating that two of the most groundbreaking scientific inventions in microscopy occurred in the United States at Tulane University, says alumnus Lary...

Mar 17, 2016 - Keith Brannon

Each year more than 230,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States and approximately 180,000 undergo mastectomies. Nicholas Pashos, 28, a PhD candidate in the Tulane University interdisciplinary bioinnovation program, is working on a project that he hopes will one day transform...

Mar 02, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Michelle Sanchez and her team of volunteer judges covered just about every inch of the massive Human Performance Center at the University of New Orleans during the area’s annual science fair for young students. The UNO venue is home to the Greater New Orleans Science and Engineering Fair, but it is...

Nov 17, 2015 - Claire Davenport

Middle-school girls in the Tulane GIST (Girls in STEM) program interact at the New Life in Buried Bones workshop, asking questions and seeking knowledge about anthropology. It was one of 14 workshops offered by GIST, a program of the Tulane School of Science and Engineering, on Nov. 14 on the...

Aug 14, 2015 - Barri Bronston

Why are people startled by the sound of a car backfiring? What causes them to turn their attention away from what they are doing and toward the location of the sound? Edward Golob, an associate professor of psychology at Tulane University, is the principal investigator on a $1.4 million, five-year...

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