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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...
Jan 04, 2017 - Danny Heitman

In the autumn of 1820, John James Audubon left Cincinnati and headed toward Louisiana, following the great southern migration of birds down the Mississippi River flyway. His journey, part of his effort to create a mammoth pictorial survey called The Birds of America, acknowledged a central reality...

Nov 18, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Studies have long shown that girls are less likely than boys to be interested in math and science, but new research by Tulane University researchers published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science suggests that matching girls with female role models could dramatically reverse...

Nov 11, 2016 - Benjamin Morris

Jordan Adams is no stranger to adventure. Adams, a doctoral student in the School of Science and Engineering at Tulane, has worked in the mountains of Appalachia, the forests of Arizona and the peninsulas of Hawaii. She’s also worked right here in Louisiana, studying the hydrology of our very own...

Nov 11, 2016 - Faith Dawson

It’s a big and endless job responsibility to bear: “Leave the world better than you found it.” That’s one of the mantras and operating principles of Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, the multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California. While many workers might be...

Nov 08, 2016 - Barri Bronston

In the tiny Ecuadorean village of Laquigo, hundreds of residents get their water from ditches. Water for bathing. Water for cooking. Water for drinking. There’s a reason: The town of 2,400 tripled in population between 2000 and 2016, but the water distribution supply has not kept pace. Enter the...

Oct 31, 2016 - Barri Bronston

The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) annually recognizes scientists and professionals for their contributions to research in biosurveillance, and this year Mac Hyman, a mathematics professor in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, is being honored twice....

Oct 27, 2016 - James Crump

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five...

Oct 26, 2016 - Jamie Logan

The Tulane University School of Science and Engineering exposed 70 middle school boys to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the inaugural Boys At Tulane in STEM (BATS) workshop on Saturday (Oct. 22). “We started BATS because our Girls in STEM at Tulane (GiST) program...

Oct 20, 2016 - Photo from Tulane University Archives

Engineering students work in the blacksmith shop laboratory of the mechanic arts program in the Tulane University College of Technology, around the turn of the century. Forging, pattern-making, toolmaking and drawing were required of all freshmen and sophomores in the college at that time. There...

Oct 19, 2016 - Kirby Messinger

Alyssa Cruse wanted to attend Tulane University because it would enable her to pursue both her passion in music and science simultaneously. She knew she would need financial assistance, though. For students like Cruse, who is now a senior cross-enrolled in the School of Science and Engineering and...

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