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Tulane researchers studying impact of hair and skin discrimination on children
A team of Tulane University researchers has launched a study to better understand how children are affected by skin and hair-type discrimination as they develop into adulthood. Researchers from the Tulane School of Social Work and the Department of Psychology in the Tulane School of Science and...
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...

Apr 24, 2015 - Arthur Nead

It's not exactly Jaws, but Tulane University is hosting a unique guest—a small and very rare species of shark, nicknamed the “pocket shark.” Just five and a half inches long, the specimen is archived in the Royal D. Suttkus Fish Collection at the Tulane Biodiversity Research Institute in Belle...

Feb 24, 2015 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University has been selected by the National Science Foundation as an NSF Innovation Corps Site, making it the focus of a three-year effort to move technology-based research into the marketplace. This effort promises to further the growth of New Orleans as a hub for careers in technology,...

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