Science & Research

Ethnobotany society connects students to plants

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Ethnobotany society connects students to plants

April 9, 2017 0 comments

“Where do you guys imagine your food comes from?” asked Aja Grande ’18.

Faculty member disproves established math conjecture

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Faculty member disproves established math conjecture

April 3, 2017 0 comments

Caroline Klivans, senior lecturer in applied mathematics and computer science, achieved every student’s dream and proved her former advisor wrong.

Humans To Robots Lab advances robot’s fetching ability

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Humans To Robots Lab advances robot’s fetching ability

April 2, 2017 0 comments

University students and computer scientists have been working to reduce errors in human-robot interactions for the past several months.

Lecture highlights integral role of insects in modernity

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Lecture highlights integral role of insects in modernity

March 24, 2017 0 comments

Edward Melillo, associate professor of history and environmental studies at Amherst College, has been drawn to insects since childhood.

University open access policy remains elusive despite national movement

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University open access policy remains elusive despite national movement

March 22, 2017 0 comments

The University’s mission statement states Brown will “serve the community, the nation and the world by discovering, communicating and preserving knowledge.”

Brain Fair brings new voices into field of neuroscience

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Brain Fair brings new voices into field of neuroscience

March 21, 2017 0 comments

The 2017 Brown Brain Fair saw people of many different ages and interests come together with a single purpose — to learn about the brain.

Study reveals people’s inflated senses of their own knowledge

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Study reveals people’s inflated senses of their own knowledge

March 16, 2017 0 comments

We may not know as much as we think we do, University research suggests.

University researchers analyze revival of for-profit medical schools

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University researchers analyze revival of for-profit medical schools

March 14, 2017 0 comments

After nearly a century of dormancy, for-profit medical schools are making a return in the United States.

Paralysis patients achieve fastest typing yet with new brain-computer interface

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Paralysis patients achieve fastest typing yet with new brain-computer interface

March 6, 2017 0 comments

Even simple communication is a constant struggle for paralyzed patients.

Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

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Datathon brings 180 students together for weekend competition

March 5, 2017 0 comments

College and high school students, general data enthusiasts and hackers came together to learn and work overnight in the University’s 2017 Datathon.