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Emilija Sagaityte is a section editor for Science and Research. She is junior, concentrating in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, from outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When she’s not writing or editing for The Herald, she can be found researching or unwinding while playing the violin or piano.

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Data research aims to predict protests

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Data research aims to predict protests

February 15, 2019 Comments are Disabled

While financial indices may seem just like numbers and a Google search just like a trivial collection of words, the potential application of both to anticipate future protests worldwide is currently under study at the University, according to the Data Science Initiative website.

Former astronaut Jeff Hoffman speaks at Space Horizons conference titled “A Century in Space: Designing 2056.” The event speakers ranged from astronauts to researchers to academic scholars.

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‘Space Horizons’ boosts research for life beyond earth

February 5, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In a seemingly endless expanse of darkness, planets orbit around shining stars and an invisible frontier awaits exploration, begging a number of questions: How far has prior knowledge guided us? How much further can latest advancements take us, and how long could we survive in space?

The ICERM held a three-day conference on scientific machine learning. Speakers presented on various topics such as mathematical optimization and approximation of values.

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ICERM hosts conference on scientific machine learning

February 1, 2019 Comments are Disabled

From Jan. 28-30, professors, researchers and students from around the world gathered at the University to present and discuss scientific machine learning.

Joint study on cfDNA provides insight into aging

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Joint study on cfDNA provides insight into aging

January 25, 2019 Comments are Disabled

University researchers, in tandem with researchers in Bologna, Italy and Belo Horizonte, Brazil, published a study in December proposing a link between cfDNA, which circulates in the blood outside of cells, and biological age, the age of humans’s bodies, which can differ from their chronological age.

University promotes DIAP label for courses

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University promotes DIAP label for courses

December 7, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Students searching for classes during pre-registration might have noticed a category in the bottom left corner of the Courses@Brown website: the Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan designation, which encompasses classes that address inequality, privilege and power, race and gender in a variety of contexts.

University lab tackles cancer from multiple angles

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University lab tackles cancer from multiple angles

November 18, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Observing cells in petri dishes, pipetting biochemical solutions into glass tubes — these images often come to mind when one envisions cancer research.

Nonfatal injuries cost U.S. nearly $1.8 trillion yearly

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Nonfatal injuries cost U.S. nearly $1.8 trillion yearly

November 11, 2018 Comments are Disabled

From broken bones to concussions, injuries afflict millions across the United States. While some may appear common and of minimal consequence in the long term, they can quickly drain individuals’ pockets and well-being.

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