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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...
Nov 27, 2018 - Barri Bronston

Outpatient palliative care can improve survival duration as well as quality of life in advanced cancer patients, according to a Tulane University study published in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine. Palliative care focuses on helping patients manage their symptoms and cope with their illness...

Nov 13, 2018 - Carolyn Scofield

Men who are neurotic or introverted are more likely to be distressed after their prostate cancer diagnosis, according to a new study by researchers at Tulane University. The findings suggest those personality traits are important factors in how men responded to the bad health news. The results of...

Oct 26, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Frank Tipler, Tulane professor of mathematical physics, argued on Oct. 18 against the proposition “that science alone can never answer our biggest questions” at the Oxford Union, the famous debate society founded in 1823 at Oxford University to protect free speech. The society has hosted American...

Oct 25, 2018 - Barri Bronston

They delighted in everything Peru had to offer, from fishing on the Amazon to bird-watching in the rainforest to surfing on the Pacific. But this was anything but a vacation. For Siyang Hu, Claire Sentilles, Shreya Gunda, Rachel Russell and Ellie Pepperell, seniors in biomedical engineering at...

Oct 16, 2018 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University researcher has won a $1.6 million grant to develop a tool that could lower tumor recurrence in cancer patients, especially those with prostate cancer. J. Quincy Brown, associate professor of biomedical engineering, will join forces with what he calls an interdisciplinary “dream...

Oct 11, 2018 - Keith Brannon

Tulane University has joined a consortium of 24 academic institutions to create a new hub to accelerate the commercialization of life sciences research and biomedical innovations. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, a division of the National Institutes of Health, awarded a $3.5...

Oct 02, 2018 - Cheryl Gerber

Local middle school teachers and their young male students gathered at the Lindy Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology on the uptown campus for the Fall 2018 Boys At Tulane in STEM event (BATS) on Saturday, Sept. 29. During the Capital One sponsored event, students participated in a variety of...

Oct 02, 2018 - Faith Dawson

Research done by faculty at Tulane University touches the world — from the hunt for a cure for Ebola to uncovering clues from ancient civilizations — and Tulane students are part of these exciting endeavors almost from the moment they enroll. Tulane offers multiple opportunities for undergraduate...

Oct 01, 2018 - Grace Rennie

The ByWater Institute and its retreat center, A Studio in the Woods, have awarded several one- and two-week residencies to Tulane University faculty and graduate students. Now in its fifth year, the residency program provides time and space for recipients from diverse disciplines to work on a...

Sep 26, 2018 - Alicia Jasmin

First-year students at Tulane University attended a candid discussion about sex, consent and male privilege as they relate to sexual violence during the Tulane Reading Project keynote lecture Tuesday in McAlister Auditorium. Don McPherson, former professional athlete-turned-activist, served as the...

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