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The third annual Brain Fair, part of Brain Week Rhode Island, played host to more than 800 attendees learning about brain science research.

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Fair educates community on brain science

March 18, 2018 0 comments

Housed in the recently opened Engineering Research Center, the Brown Brain Fair welcomed more than 800 attendees to learn more about brain sciences Saturday.

Lecture contemplates intersection of faith, science

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Lecture contemplates intersection of faith, science

March 5, 2018 0 comments

“There is something very dignified about (God) allowing the creativity of the Universe to be present within it and slowly emerge, rather than just putting everything in order from the beginning,” said Karin Öberg.

Kaufmann ’18: Data (mis)match

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Kaufmann ’18: Data (mis)match

February 11, 2018 0 comments

Math dictates almost every process in our lives

U. conference explores future of artificial intelligence

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U. conference explores future of artificial intelligence

January 26, 2018 0 comments

Even before most students had returned to campus following winter break, Metcalf Auditorium filled last Thursday and Friday as students and faculty attended “Beyond Deep Learning,” a workshop designed to showcase interdisciplinary perspectives on artificial intelligence and its future.

Researchers measure masses of material distributed in Earth’s mantle

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Researchers measure masses of material distributed in Earth’s mantle

November 29, 2017 0 comments

The Earth is a dynamic system, constantly in motion both above and below its surface.

Scientists, scholars sign declaration for universal clean water access

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Scientists, scholars sign declaration for universal clean water access

September 12, 2017 0 comments

A document backed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization that stipulates clean water access as a basic human right.

Similar to other marches nationwide, over 1,500 Rhode Islanders gathered at the State House Saturday to advocate for scientific research and funding.

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Advocates march for science in Rhode Island

April 23, 2017 0 comments

Not even the rain could keep a crowd of over 1,500 “nerds” away from Saturday’s March for Science Rhode Island at the State House, noted J. Timmons Roberts.

Female scientists celebrate accomplishments

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Female scientists celebrate accomplishments

April 21, 2017 0 comments

Six successful female scientists delivered a series of public lectures on their work in various fields at “Inspiring Women in Science 2017.”

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.