Topic: science

University News

Lipscombe to direct Brain Institute

April 6, 2016 0 comments

Professor of Neuroscience Diane Lipscombe has been named the executive director of the Brown Institute for Brain Science

Brain Fair volunteers pose with attendees. The Brain Fair provided hands-on activities for a diverse audience, promoting research on and awareness of the brain. The fair was attended by over 500 people Saturday.

Science & Research, University News

Brain Fair offers interactive learning experience for all ages

March 21, 2016 1 comment

If science, technology, engineering and mathematics suffer from a deficit of interest, Brown’s Brain Fair in Sayles Hall proved otherwise.

Connor Lynch ’17 will spend two weeks in the Utah Desert this summer to conduct research, as shown above, for use by NASA about life on Mars.

Science & Research, University News

Student to join Mars simulation program

March 17, 2016 0 comments

One of my goals throughout my whole life (has been) to literally walk on another planet,” said Connor Lynch ’17. “It’s what I’ve always wanted to do.”

Science & Research

Researchers find link between cognitive impairment, epilepsy

March 8, 2016 0 comments

Researchers from Rhode Island Hospital have found a link between cognitive impairment and epilepsy.

Science & Research

Fact and fiction in “Interstellar”

February 24, 2015 0 comments

“Interstellar” is a must-see film for its grand visual effects and far out ideas that bend space, time and the filmgoer’s mind.