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Articles by Galen Hall (28)

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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.

Sherief Reda, associate professor of engineering and computer science, was recognized for his work in circuit engineering. He was also awarded the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation’s Innovation Voucher, a $50,000 grant, for helping to develop iris recognition cameras.

Providence Journal names U. professors ‘trailblazers’

February 5, 2017 0 comments

The Providence Journal named Brandon Marshall and Sherief Reda to its list of “Trailblazers to follow in 2017.”

Med students develop, teach sex ed curriculum to middle schoolers

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Med students develop, teach sex ed curriculum to middle schoolers

January 26, 2017 0 comments

Two days each month, children at Calcutt Middle School in Central Falls receive a special visit from Warren Alpert Medical School students.

Researchers used an array of hundreds of preexisting seismometers and installed 85 additional seismometers across Georgia and Florida to look into the continental crust of the region to determine its geological origin.

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Brown researchers investigate birth of Appalachian mountains

December 2, 2016 1 comment

For university researchers, one of our country’s oldest geographical landmarks still provides insights into the past.

CareerLAB directs resources to first-generation students

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CareerLAB directs resources to first-generation students

November 11, 2016 0 comments

According to results from The Herald’s 2016 fall poll, first-generation students at Brown are significantly less likely to use CareerLAB’s BrownConnect.

A team of Brown and Stanford students presented their model for a bio-balloon at the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition.

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Students receive accolades for research on bioballoon

November 3, 2016 1 comment

The Stanford-Brown team presented the fruits of a summer spent at the NASA Ames Research Center creating a bioballoon.

A study conducted by Xiaochen Lin GS and Simin Liu, professor of epidemiology, focused on the effects of cocoa flavanols on health. The benefits of flavanols do not necessarily extend to all manufactured chocolate.

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U. researchers link cocoa compound to health benefits

November 1, 2016 0 comments

Researchers from Brown and Brigham and Women’s Hospital found small but significant links between cocoa consumption and cardiovascular health benefits.

U. researchers among team testing dementia treatment

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U. researchers among team testing dementia treatment

October 18, 2016 1 comment

Researchers from Brown hope that transcranial magnetic stimulation will become the first successful treatment for frontotemporal dementia.