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Topic: Science & Research Roundup

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Sept. 10, 2014

September 10, 2014 Comments are Disabled

While three-dimensional cell cultures are often more realistic than two-dimensional ones, they are more difficult to view due to their complex structure.

Science & Research

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.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: April 21, 2014

April 21, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The legalization of medical marijuana does not lead to an increase in use of the substance by adolescents, according to a study published this month.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: April 9, 2014

April 9, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A group of University engineers have developed a new method of creating steel that makes it stronger while preserving its ductility, according to a University press release.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: April 2, 2014

April 2, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Ali Arslan GS and James Niemeyer GS, were named winners of the Brown Institute for Brain Science’s inaugural brain computation competition.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: March 19, 2014

March 19, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A group of University researchers have developed a hydrofoil water wing that may allow for the harvesting of tidal power in shallow conditions.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Traffic light colors now serve a new purpose — conserving energy in University research laboratories.

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Science & Research Roundup: March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A recent study suggests rodents learn tasks four to six times faster if they are looking down, not straight ahead, at visual stimuli.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Feb. 26, 2014

February 26, 2014 Comments are Disabled

A recent study of an online weight loss game found the site to be an effective weight loss tool, according to a Lifespan press release.

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Feb. 19, 2014

February 19, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Two faculty members were selected for Sloan Research Fellowships this year and will receive $50,000 to continue their chemistry and computer science work.