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Topic: Science & Research Roundup

Science & Research

Science & Research Roundup: Feb. 12, 2014

February 12, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Christopher Moore, associate professor of neuroscience, received a $150,000 grant from the Brain Research Foundation, the Providence Journal reported.

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Science & Research Roundup: Feb. 5, 2014

February 5, 2014 Comments are Disabled

Thirty-six boron atoms could become an important new nanomaterial if scientists can find a way to produce it in the lab, according to a recent study.

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Science & Research Roundup: Nov. 20, 2013

November 19, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Prenatal cocaine exposure affects adolescent risk-taking Adolescents who grow up in adverse environments are likelier to “engage in risk-taking behaviors,” according to a new study published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics last week. The study involved a multi-institution collaboration between researchers including Associate Professor of Pediatrics Linda […]

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Science & Research Roundup: Nov. 13, 2013

November 12, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The internal human odometer was the subject of a recent study conducted by researchers in the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences.

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Science & Research Roundup: Nov. 6, 2013

November 6, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Nanoparticle research may spur development of alternative fuels.

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Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 30, 2013

October 30, 2013 1 comment

Link between HIV and HPV risk confirmed in men, liver metabolism molecule uncovered.

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Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 23, 2013

October 22, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Student wins SACNAS awards, Team changes virus’ target, Progeria documentary premieres on HBO.

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Science & Research Roundup: Oct. 9, 2013

October 8, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Study reveals lasting events of smoking during pregnancy  A 40-year study found that female children of women who smoked or had higher levels of stress hormones while pregnant were more likely to develop nicotine addictions in adulthood, according to a Lifespan press release. The study, which was published online last […]

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Science & Research Roundup: Oct.2, 2013

October 1, 2013 Comments are Disabled

U. doctor performs single-incision hysterectomy W. Scott Walker, clinical assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, became the first surgeon in the state to perform a robotic-assisted hysterectomy involving only one incision earlier this month. During robotic-assisted hysterectomies, surgeons remove a woman’s uterus by controlling surgical instruments from a computer in […]

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Science & Research Roundup: September 18, 2013

September 18, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Study reveals interaction of preeclampsia risk factors, chemistry professor honored for contributions & BRAIN project progresses.