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Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 11, 2013

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Flagellum findings Brown researchers recently found new insight into how bacteria swim through fluids, according to an Aug. 12 University press release. The researchers discovered a relationship between how coiled the bacteria’s spring-shaped flagellum is and the speed with which bacteria can move through viscous fluids. Unlike humans, who move […]

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Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 4

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Pregnant women who feel stronger emotional connections to their fetuses may smoke less than those who report weaker connections.

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Science & Research Roundup: April 17, 2013

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Prof awarded funding for obesity research Akilah Dulin Keitah, assistant professor of behavioral and social sciences, received two years’ worth of funding to study childhood obesity in Southeast Asians earlier this month, according to a University press release. Keitah currently researches health disparities at the Brown Institute for Community Health […]

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Science & Research Roundup: April 10, 2013

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Nobel laureates ask Congress not to cut research funding A group of Nobel laureates, including Professor of Physics Leon Cooper, signed a letter to Congress urging its members not to cut research funding as part of the budget sequester, the New York Times reported. The letter, which will be made […]

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Science & Research Roundup: March 20, 2013

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New research by Brown geologists suggests the formation of rock in the Moon’s Orientale basin may have followed a pattern similar to the formation of the Moon’s outer rock layers.

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Science & Research Roundup: March 13, 2013

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A specific protein may inhibit a gene that destroys variations of sperm, according to a new study led by Selena Gell Ph.D.’12.

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Science & Research Roundup: March 6

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Brown researchers explored how political conflict often impedes HIV patients from taking their medications in a review published online last week.