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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...
Apr 28, 2017 - Madeline Vann

Jessica Conrad is wrapping up her senior year in both the Tulane School of Science and Engineering and the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. But the math and public health double major already has one major accomplishment on her record — her work on mathematical modeling behavior...

Apr 21, 2017 - Alicia Jasmin

The judges of the Tulane Novel Tech Challenge awarded grand prizes to Instapath (experienced category) and Thoraco Therapeutics (novice category) on April 19 in the third annual competition sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. The competition empowers Tulane undergraduate and graduate...

Apr 20, 2017 - Alicia Jasmin

Students enrolled this semester in the course Statics experienced a creative way to analyze the effects of force: They designed and built trusses, or frameworks, as part of a competition to see who could design the lowest weight structure that bears the most weight. To prepare for the “truss-...

Apr 19, 2017 - Benjamin Morris

It was 1945, and the war in Europe was winding down. Hitler’s forces had collapsed, and all thoughts were turning to the Pacific. Back in the Caribbean, a young naval engineer and Tulane graduate from Monroe, Louisiana, was onboard the aircraft carrier USS Kearsarge, bound for the Panama Canal. “...

Apr 12, 2017 - Alicia Jasmin

If a student can dream it, they can create it thanks to the Tulane University MakerSpace, a student-run workshop that offers accessibility to laser cutters, 3-D printers and other design tools. The workshop caters to the university’s artists, engineers, craftspersons, makers and kinesthetic...

Apr 07, 2017 - Faith Dawson

At the 11th annual School of Science and Engineering (SSE) Research Day on Thursday (April 6), the college presented its Outstanding Researcher Award to Zhiqiang Mao, the Nicholas J. Altiero Professor in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics. Mao’s research focuses on quantum materials...

Apr 06, 2017 - Photo from Tulane University Archives

Students conduct experiments in the advanced physics laboratory in F. Edward Hebert Hall circa 1910. At the time of its construction, it was the only laboratory on the south designed exclusively for physics research including little or no iron in its construction (for magnetic reasons), slate slabs...

Mar 29, 2017 - Leslie Cardé

Does the notion of artificial intelligence have you conjuring up Hollywood’s images of cyborgs, posing as humans, coming back from the future to change the fate of the world? Or is the mere concept of AI (as scientists refer to it) emblematic of a world in which sentient computers like HAL, from...

Mar 23, 2017 - Photo from Tulane University Archives

Tulane engineering students shovel coal in the boiler room of the Heat and Power Plant  in the old engineering building, currently part of the School of Science and Engineering lab complex behind Blessey Hall as a part of the mechanic arts program circa 1900. 

Mar 23, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Computer science at Tulane University, eliminated after Hurricane Katrina but brought back in 2012, has taken another leap forward with the creation of a doctoral program that aims to produce leading researchers and further prepare computer scientists for the job market. “From the outset, our...

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