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University researchers analyze Hepatitis C spread

To better understand and analyze how Hepatitis C spreads in communities through injection drug use, University researchers compared the spread to a similar means of disease transmission mosquitoes. Hepatitis C is a viral infection that can spread through contact with contaminated blood, a spread occurring ...


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Project studies Pollock through fluid mechanics

While Jackson Pollock is most known for his unique painting style, some people admire his work for a vastly different reason. To engineers, Pollock’s work is fascinating because fluid mechanical analysis shows that his unique technique allowed him to overcome certain common difficulties involved in ...


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Science and Research Roundup, Nov. 15

Troubleshooting the physics behind turbulence As students look ahead to Thanksgiving break and trips through T.F. Green and Boston Logan airports, scientists on campus are preparing to study the physics behind the ever-present phenomenon of turbulence. With a grant from the Simons Foundation, University ...


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Brown Esports fosters community, fundraises

Entering the Underground Coffee Shop on any Saturday afternoon, people are greeted by the sight of enthusiastic students crowded around makeshift gaming setups. Desktops and consoles line the tables that array the common space as friends and strangers alike meet to share experiences and play a variety ...


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University research may aid cancer treatment

Stopping the spread of cancerous cells has long been a challenge for scientists and doctors, and University researchers may have uncovered a possible solution that could improve cancer treatments. By depriving certain cells of the substance needed to spur their growth, called a growth factor, future ...


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University researchers investigate volcanic activity

In an effort to better understand volcanic activity and its origins on Earth and beyond, University researchers have examined the creation of magma chambers to help explain why these chambers exist at relatively the same depth across the globe. A recent study by Christian Huber, lead author of the research ...


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