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Smell preferences, political views linked, study suggests

October 6, 2014 2 comments

When individuals on opposite ends of the political spectrum say that their opponent stinks, they might mean it quite literally.

Science DUGs promote laid-back learning

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Science DUGs promote laid-back learning

October 6, 2014 0 comments

Students discussed science and math as they chomped on pizza during the semester’s first departmental undergraduate group meetings over the past few weeks.

Brown students joined with thousands of activists Sunday in New York to participate in the People’s Climate March.

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Students join in record-setting march

September 22, 2014 9 comments

When Dawn King asked her class how many students were planning to attend this weekend’s People’s Climate March in New York, the response “inspired” her.

Brown endocrinologists transplanted human fetal fat tissue into mice, where the tissue’s rate and type of growth can be monitored over time.

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New model allows for analysis of fetal fat tissue

September 15, 2014 0 comments

A new model in mice, developed by University researchers, could aid the understanding of human fat tissue growth in fetuses.

This summer, UTRA students were able to submit their posters to a digital repository in the Center for Digital Scholarship’s database to help their research reach a wider audience.

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UTRA projects pursue eclectic research

September 8, 2014 0 comments

This summer, UTRAs ranged from perfecting the flight of drones to mentoring local high school students and even exploring the meaning of time.

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Study explores mouse sensory perception

September 3, 2014 0 comments

By stimulating the neurons with certain patterns, the neuroscientists changed the synchrony and frequency of neuronal firing in mice.

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Initiative to emphasize more efficient medical care, nurse training

April 24, 2014 0 comments

A new wide-scale research initiative will allow University faculty members and medical professionals to investigate quality and efficacy medical care.

Students gathered in Barus and Holley Friday for the Extreme Edible Car Competition, making miniature cars with bodies, wheels and axles made from an assortment of foods.

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Gastronomic gasoline: Students compete with cars of food

April 21, 2014 0 comments

Most students see apples, pretzels and squash as typical items on Sharpe Refectory menus, but others see them as parts of cars.

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Archival project sheds light on Brazil-U.S. relations

April 16, 2014 0 comments

Researchers and students all over the world can now access thousands of U.S. State Department documents about Brazil at the click of a button.

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Neural wiring of smell settles shortly after birth, study finds

April 14, 2014 0 comments

A mouse’s sense of smell remains fairly constant after its first week of life, according to a study published in the journal Science last Friday.