Science & Research
World Alzheimer’s Day was last Thursday, Sept. 21.
A staple of college dorm rooms, Brita’s portable pitchers, jugs and water-bottle-style filtration systems claim to remove or reduce contaminants from water, including chlorine, lead and copper.
Studies were published in Science, Physical Review Fluids, Molecular Ecology and other journals.
‘Equity at the forefront’: SPH faculty aim to address health challenges faced by LGBTQ+ community membersBy Ryan Doherty | September 6
The Herald spoke to faculty members from the School of Public Health about some of the health challenges LGBTQ+ individuals face.
An April study released by Brown’s Climate & Development Lab argues that Rhode Island climate group Green Oceans employs climate delay tactics in their opposition to local offshore wind projects.
The study will evaluate the impact of the nation’s first publicly recognized OPCs — supervised injection sites where individuals can consume illicit drugs under the watch of medical professionals — located in New York City and, by 2024, in Providence, where the country’s first state-approved ...
A Brown professor is helping lead a multi-institutional project to understand aging.
‘Legal and bureaucratic terrorism’: State physicians discuss court challenges to medication abortionsBy Owen Dahlkamp | April 27
Recent rulings on mifepristone leave R.I. physicians confused and frustrated.
Pandemic-related research projects will address student mental health, vaccination credentials.
Saal's research has "spurred a re-evaluation of the moon's formation."
Report identifies five Venus-like planets to study to enable modeling of Venus' history.
Brown Neurosurgery Department tests artificial intelligence models on written, oral neurosurgery board exam questionsBy Gabriella Vulakh | April 25
The article found that GPT-4 outperformed the other LLMs, receiving a score of 82.6% on a series of higher-order case management scenarios presented in mock neurosurgery oral board exam questions.
Faculty representing multiple departments were selected for both early-career success and distinguished research accomplishments.
Brown EMS’s newsletter created to increase access to training and centralize CPR resources.
Beech leaf disease threatens Providence's American beech trees.
NYU President Andrew Hamilton gives lecture on organic chemistry for annual John Howard Appleton Lecture.
Health Services will now offer 5NP acupuncture for stress relief in students.
The School of Public Health hosted its annual Public Health Research Day conference, which featured 151 posters from undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students.
Graduate students have found a platform to share their personal stories in the public health field through the “Humans in Public Health” podcast.