Topic: Research

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U. researchers discover inaccuracy of previous climate models

February 14, 2017 0 comments

Current climate models used to study climate change may not be as accurate as previously thought.

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U. researchers encourage community-based studies

February 14, 2017 0 comments

The struggle to obtain representative population samples continues to plague researchers.

Speed of speech unrelated to amount of information conveyed

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Speed of speech unrelated to amount of information conveyed

February 13, 2017 0 comments

Whether we speak lightning fast or at snail speed, the amount of information we convey is about the same.

Artificial creation of gamete cells raises ethical questions

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Artificial creation of gamete cells raises ethical questions

February 5, 2017 0 comments

In vitro gametogenesis has recently raised a number of ethical concerns from researchers in the field.

University researchers focus on needs of veteran amputees

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University researchers focus on needs of veteran amputees

February 2, 2017 0 comments

University researchers are collaborating on a three-year study focused on the needs of veterans who have suffered severe upper-limb amputations.

Study shows Medicaid expansion linked to increased healthcare quality

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Study shows Medicaid expansion linked to increased healthcare quality

January 25, 2017 0 comments

Researchers at the School of Public Health compared data to determine the effects of the Affordable Care Act

Brown professor finds marijuana does not improve sleep quality

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Brown professor finds marijuana does not improve sleep quality

November 9, 2016 0 comments

A recent study co-authored by Professor Michael Stein suggests that marijuana use may have a negative effect on sleep quality.

With a grant from the Swearer Center, Bella Okiddy GS and Richard Park ’16 launched Technologies Against Assault to create technology that reduces relived trauma during a shortened post-rape examination.

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Students found startup to improve rape kit testing

April 21, 2016 0 comments

Richard Park ’16 and Bella Okiddy GS are spearheading a biotech startup that aims to improve rape kit testing for victims of sexual assault.

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With grant, Brown to collaborate on mindfulness research

September 29, 2015 0 comments

A $4.7 million grant from the NIH will fund U. researchers’ investigation of whether mindfulness can help patients to heal and adhere to medical regimens.

Professor of Engineering Daniel Mittleman and Nicholas Karl GS created a terahertz multiplex — a relatively simple mechanism that combines and separates information waves.

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New technology offers faster wireless data exchange

September 24, 2015 0 comments

New research led by a Brown researchers explores new technology they believe has promise to be much faster than current communication signals such as Wi-Fi.