Articles by Phoebe Draper (55)

Though Decontee’s ambience may not be quite right for a date or formal occasion, the food provides an opportunity to explore affordable dishes with generous portion sizes and an array of flavors.

Arts & Culture

Liberian restaurant cooks up authentic, affordable cuisine

November 20, 2014 Comments are Disabled

“I can’t believe I ate the whole thing.” This is the inevitable conclusion of the diner leaving Decontee’s African Restaurant.

University News

Brown slips two spots in U.S. News rankings

September 9, 2014 44 comments

Brown slipped from 14th to 16th place overall and plummeted from 12th to 39th place in selectivity in the 2015 edition of the U.S. News rankings.

University News

Exclusive: Bill Nye sits down with The Herald

December 6, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The “science guy” sat down with The Herald to talk about science education, his time on television and some of the biggest questions in science today.

Nye spoke about a wide range of topics including space exploration, environmental science and innovation in his Thursday lecture.

University News

Bill Nye: big ideas for big change

December 6, 2013 2 comments

The ‘Science Guy’ is known for using humor to encourage kids to seek science in the everyday.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Dec. 4, 2013

December 3, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Sub-Saharan Africa bears 24 percent of global disease but is served by a mere 4 percent of global health care providers.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Nov. 13, 2013

November 12, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The internal human odometer was the subject of a recent study conducted by researchers in the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 30, 2013

October 30, 2013 1 comment

Link between HIV and HPV risk confirmed in men, liver metabolism molecule uncovered.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 16, 2013

October 15, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The United States’ war in Afghanistan has cost the country $1.6 trillion, according to the Watson Institute’s Costs of War project.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 24, 2013

September 24, 2013 Comments are Disabled

In a new study involving more than 13,500 postmenopausal women, Brown researchers linked certain nongenetic factors to type 2 diabetes risk.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 11, 2013

September 10, 2013 Comments are Disabled

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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