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Science & Research Roundup: Feb. 3, 2015

February 3, 2015 0 comments

A new study by University researchers examines the link between impulsive behavior and drug use in prison inmates.

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Study explores culture, physical activity

January 22, 2015 1 comment

Whether a certain physical activity is associated more with a certain race could affect how often various ethnic groups engage in the activity.

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Professor examines nomadic history

December 3, 2014 0 comments

Throughout history, groups of nomads have not always been given the attention they deserve, said Nicola Di Cosmo.

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Student research participation divides along gender, athletic lines

November 24, 2014 0 comments
This article is part of the series Fall 2014 Student Poll

This article is part of the series Fall 2014 Student PollAround one-third of students have worked on research while at Brown, according to a Herald poll conducted Oct. 22-23. But this percentage varies largely based on factors such as class year and concentration. While only about 15 percent of first-years […]

David Greer, a former dean of medicine at Alpert Medical School who founded an organization to fight for a nuclear-free world, died Nov. 18.

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Former Dean of Medicine, Nobel Laureate David Greer dies

November 24, 2014 0 comments

David Greer, former dean of medicine at Alpert Medical School who co-founded an anti-nuclear organization that received the 1985 Nobel Peace Prize.

Professor Lundy Braun, Assistant Professor M. Barton Laws and Gopika Krishna ’13 MD’17 speak on a panel regarding how race shapes medicine.

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Panel examines role of race in medical care

November 20, 2014 0 comments

Race plays a lamentably larger role today than in the past in how doctors treat patients, said Lundy Braun, professor of medical science.

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Psychiatry prof. talks health gaps in women’s prisons

November 3, 2014 0 comments

The criminal justice system must ensure both public safety and public health, said Jennifer Johnson, associate professor of psychiatry and human behavior.

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to be younger and more inexperienced, making a stress reponse in their children crucial.

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Prenatal smoking reduces infants’ stress-coping ability, study finds

October 29, 2014 0 comments

Smoking during pregnancy can render newborn babies less able to produce a physiological response necessary to cope with daily stressors.

‘Giant kangaroos’ may have walked

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‘Giant kangaroos’ may have walked

October 22, 2014 0 comments

A prehistoric family of kangaroos may have once walked on two feet, according to a new study by Professor of Biology Christine Janis.

Interdisciplinary panel critiques Ebola response

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Interdisciplinary panel critiques Ebola response

October 10, 2014 0 comments

The roadblock to the Ebola remedy lies in the fact that most cases have been concentrated in Western Africa, where there are very few countermeasures.