Science & Research

Tax receipts show Egyptians kept traditions under Roman rule

October 1, 2014 0 comments

“Tax receipts are boring,” said postdoctoral research fellow Andreas Winkler. “Historians usually don’t make much use of them.”

Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 1, 2014

October 1, 2014 0 comments

A recent study conducted by University researchers examined the impact of chronic opioid use on patients and their relationships with their physicians.

Pre-vet and pre-dental students complain that events such as career fairs and information sessions are geared toward pre-med students, who outnumber other pre-health students.

Pre-vet, pre-dental students frustrated by lack of U. support

October 1, 2014 4 comments

Undergrads pursuing careers in veterinary and dental medicine said the University does not provide them with enough structured support.

Panel talks future of brain research

September 29, 2014 0 comments

A panel of alumni and faculty experts discussed the impact and future of the growing field of brain research Saturday morning.

Study links communication style to adolescent weight loss

September 24, 2014 0 comments

Changes in communication between families and children could result in more success among children trying to lose weight, results of a new study indicated.

Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 24, 2014

September 24, 2014 0 comments

Once-depleted salt marshes in Cape Cod may be growing green and tall now, but that does not mean they are protecting the land from erosion.

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

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.

Sex, bullying linked in girls, study suggests

Sex, bullying linked in girls, study suggests

September 22, 2014 6 comments

The sexual double standard — women are more criticized for sexual activity than men are — may play a role in bullying victimization for high school girls.

Diane Lipscombe, professor of neuroscience

Lipscombe to lead Brown Institute for Brain Science next year

September 19, 2014 0 comments

Professor of Neuroscience Diane Lipscombe will become interim director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science Jan. 1.

U. researchers collaborate with Miriam Hospital to expand HIV research

September 17, 2014 0 comments

HIV research and prevention is an ever-changing field, and Miriam Hospital is helping lead a grant to develop innovative ways to deliver HIV-fighting drugs.