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Articles by Sarah Perelman (63)

Four U. studies under federal investigation

Science & Research

Four U. studies under federal investigation

November 17, 2014 1 comment

Four research projects led by Brown faculty members are under investigation by the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.

Samantha Madnick, a senior research assistant, Shelby Wilson ’15 and Maggie Vantangoli GS dress as differently colored M&Ms as part of Professor of Medical Science Kim Boekelheide’s lab’s group Halloween costume.

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Research spotlight: Researchers utilize 3-D cell cultures to mimic animal tissues

November 6, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Madnick works with a team of scientists in the Boekelheide Lab to explore the potential of 3-D cell cultures to create quicker screens for toxicants.

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Research spotlight: Fields ’17: Philosophy through theater

October 22, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Noah Fields ’17 is out to test a hypothesis: “I think that children can learn philosophy,” he said.

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Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 8, 2014

October 8, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A team of Brown researchers, led by Hetal Marble GS, recently developed a new system for sorting fat tissue based on cells’ ability to become bone.

University News

Report shows 2013 rise in campus crime stats

October 2, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The number of burglaries reported to DPS in 2013 nearly tripled from 2012, and the number of forcible sex offenses reported saw a slight rise.

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Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 1, 2014

October 1, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A recent study conducted by University researchers examined the impact of chronic opioid use on patients and their relationships with their physicians.

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Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 24, 2014

September 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Once-depleted salt marshes in Cape Cod may be growing green and tall now, but that does not mean they are protecting the land from erosion.

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Watchdog group files complaint against Brown animal labs

September 3, 2014 2 comments

The watchdog group SAEN has called for a more complete investigation of the University’s past self-reported Animal Welfare Act violations.

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Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 3, 2014

September 3, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Amidst rising concerns over childhood obesity in the United States, snacks have been implicated as a significant culprit.

University News

Former visiting grad student sentenced to 46 years for murder

June 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Charged with the brutal murder of his ex-girlfriend, Yongfei Ci — a former Brown visiting grad student — was sentenced to 46 years behind bars.