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Four U. studies under federal investigation

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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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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.

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Report shows 2013 rise in campus crime stats

October 2, 2014 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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 0 comments

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

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Former visiting grad student sentenced to 46 years for murder

June 24, 2014 0 comments

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