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Student-designed toys help kids with motor disorders

Ask a child if he would rather do physical therapy or play with a remote control car and the answer will be obvious. But now researchers at Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design have designed a way for him to do both, by creating toys specially developed for children with neuromuscular diseases. ...

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The (nano)future of cancer treatment

A tiny particle makes its way into the bloodstream and latches onto a newly dividing cancerous cell. The particle is specially designed to show up on a diagnostic scan, allowing doctors to easily locate the growing tumor. The particle may even have its own set of cancer-fighting drugs, which it could ...

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Poli sci prof. investigates 'warrior gene' in study

You're driving on the highway and suddenly a car comes whipping out of the lane next to you, forcing you to slam on the brakes. Do you think, "Oh well, the driver must be in hurry"? Or do you flash him a strategic hand gesture and scream some choice phrases?

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Predicting the unpredictable

Modeling random motion may sound like an oxymoron. But Associate Professor of Physics Jay Tang is using the predictability of randomness to explain the movement of bacteria swimming in water. His work could have implications in public health or environmental studies.

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Nickel in cell phones causes rash in some

Brown researchers published a study in January that found a connection between cell phones and facial rashes. The study was published in Canadian Medical Association Journal and conducted by a PLME student John Luo '09 and Dr. Lionel Bercovitch P'00 P'02 P'08 a dermatologist at Health Services and the ...

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