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Tulane scientist embarks on mission to Florida-sized glacier
A Tulane University researcher is among nearly 100 scientists and support staff from the United States and the United Kingdom heading to Antarctica this week as part of a five-year quest to understand the Thwaites Glacier, the surrounding ocean system and their future contribution to global sea...
Feb 27, 2019 - Barri Bronston

The Tulane University School of Science and Engineering is launching a new master’s program designed to help graduates land careers in such fields as biotechnology, aerospace, defense, information technologies and energy. The Master of Science Degree in Materials Science and Engineering will kick...

Feb 22, 2019 - Roger Dunaway

Transforming its physical spaces for the next generation of students is a top priority at Tulane, and has brought about a kind of renaissance of building, renovations and expansions throughout the uptown, downtown and North Shore campuses. Two recently dedicated buildings are already servicing the...

Feb 13, 2019 - Roger Dunaway

As Valentine’s Day arrives, there’s no doubt love is once again in the air during this annual holiday that dates as far back as the 14th century. So, what exactly does it feel like to fall in love and how does love affect us as humans? Many scientists have proven falling in love has its physical...

Jan 30, 2019 - Barri Bronston

A new Tulane University study questions the reliability of how sea-level rise in low-lying coastal areas such as southern Louisiana is measured and suggests that the current method underestimates the severity of the problem. The research is the focus of a news article published this week in the...

Jan 11, 2019 - Faith Dawson

In her cross-disciplinary Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Laboratory, Stacy Drury, MD, PhD, and her colleagues study the relationship between childhood experiences and genetic and epigenetic factors, striving to understand how this shapes a child’s long-term development and health....

Jan 08, 2019 - Barri Bronston

From the woodpecker and the parrot to the falcon and the dove, birds are among the most fascinating creatures on the planet. As Tulane biologist and birding expert Bruce Fleury says, “Birds are phenomenally interesting—and often extremely surprising—in their biology, physiology, aerodynamics and...

Jan 07, 2019 - Mary Ann Travis

They are an academic quartet, this new group of incoming deans, and they are all happy to have shown up on campus this fall within a few months of each other. They’ve never heard of it happening at any other university: four new deans at four of the nine academic schools. It’s a rather unique...

Dec 13, 2018 - Keith Brannon

Wound-healing technology developed at Tulane by former biomedical engineering graduate students blasted off on the SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship for experiments on the International Space Station. Click the image below to learn more about their project's journey into outer space.

Dec 04, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Much like computer models predict the paths and strengths of hurricanes, computer modeling can also be used to predict how phytoplankton move through the ocean or how artificial heart valves change the way blood flows in the heart. This is known as the fluid dynamics of swimming organisms, and it...

Nov 30, 2018 - Video by Carolyn Scofield

Transcript: From midterm elections to holiday shopping safety, national reporters reached out to our Tulane faculty for their expertise. Here’s the latest Tulane News in Review. Tulane political scientist Mirya Holman reviewed how female candidates fared in the midterm elections. She also looked at...

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