Topic: science

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.

U. researchers create bat-inspired robot

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U. researchers create bat-inspired robot

February 27, 2017 0 comments

A building collapses and victims are stuck beneath rubble. A rescue team moves debris as quickly as possible but struggles to find people in the chaos.

Ken Miller ’70 talks politics of science denial

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Ken Miller ’70 talks politics of science denial

February 17, 2017 0 comments

Ken Miller ’70 examined science denial, discussing the scientific facts and theories people often disagree with despite overwhelming supporting evidence.

Q&A: Vogelstein ’00 discusses neuroscience, intelligence technology

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Q&A: Vogelstein ’00 discusses neuroscience, intelligence technology

February 15, 2017 0 comments

R. Jacob Vogelstein ’00 received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in January.

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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.

Columns, Opinions

Liang ’19: Scientific advocacy starts with the scientists

February 13, 2017 1 comment

Between the rogue Twitter accounts of NASA and the National Park Service and the planned March for Science on Earth Day, science is at war.

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.

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.

Science & Research, University News

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.

University News

Lipscombe to direct Brain Institute

April 6, 2016 0 comments

Professor of Neuroscience Diane Lipscombe has been named the executive director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science