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Articles by Andrew Jones (52)

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Profs. inducted into inventors’ academy

January 22, 2014 0 comments

Developing insulin pill, one prof. seeks alternative to injections for diabetes treatment.

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Storm cancels morning classes

January 22, 2014 0 comments

Profs. can opt not to hold classes after 10 a.m., notifying students through Canvas.

Study finds comparable speed in metal, wooden bats

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Study finds comparable speed in metal, wooden bats

November 12, 2013 0 comments

The research could help shape regulation of baseball bats used in youth leagues.

Enrollment data indicated higher attrition rates for underrepresented minorities in STEM disciplines at Brown.

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Minority groups underrepresented in STEM fields

October 30, 2013 5 comments
This article is part of the series Missing Scientists

This gap in representation has both economic and social implications, education experts say.

Professor of Engineering Arto Nurmikko and Professor of Neuroscience John Donoghue received the B.R.A.I.N. Prize from Israeli President Shimon Peres at a technology conference in Tel Aviv.

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BrainGate researchers win major prize for neuro technology

October 30, 2013 0 comments

U. scientists will use the $1 million prize to defray the costs of the neural electrode technology.

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State registry to enhance autism research

September 13, 2013 4 comments

Comprehensive information on patients will improve awareness and treatment availability.

College Hill to cosmos: Alum joins astronaut class

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College Hill to cosmos: Alum joins astronaut class

September 11, 2013 0 comments

Jessica Meir ’99 will join the NASA team that could be involved in a future mission to Mars.

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Neuroscientists discover ALS drug pathway

April 12, 2013 0 comments

A drug used to treat ALS also affects a channel implicated in spinal muscular atrophy.

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Watson project analyzes monetary, human costs of war

March 15, 2013 0 comments

Researchers from economics, anthropology and health care contributed to the Cost of Wars project.

The device, which may be ready for human use in 10 years, was developed by neuroscientists, computer scientists and engineers.

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Wireless option developed for brain-powered device

March 6, 2013 1 comment

The tool, made in collaboration with BrainGate 2, tracks activity in patients’ brains.