Researchers report that thousands of leukemia patients who received frequent transfusions had very short stays in hospice at the end of life, suggesting that transfusion dependence presents a barrier to making meaningful use of palliative care.
Having achieved an initial fundraising milestone, the University will replace loans with scholarship funds in financial aid awards, building on need-blind admissions and other initiatives to make a Brown education more accessible.
New research suggests that the bulk of clay minerals on Mars could have been formed as the planet’s crust cooled and solidified, not by later interactions with water on the surface as has long been assumed.
Because mindfulness-based interventions blend multiple practices, researchers can’t always figure out how each one works, so they created a rigorously controlled study to isolate each of them and confirm that they do what is claimed.
With the goal of improving health outcomes for underserved populations worldwide, Aasha Jackson will use the award to study at the University of Cambridge and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
The detection of gravitational waves has given astronomers a new way of looking at the universe, and a new study shows how these ripples in the fabric of spacetime might confirm or rule out the existence of a certain type of black hole.
In a Nov. 29 ribbon-cutting ceremony, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, Brown President Christina Paxson and other speakers extolled the project as both a symbol of and catalyst for economic development.
Subduction--the sliding of one tectonic plate beneath another--is possible on the ice shell of Jupiter's moon Europa, a new study shows. The process could supply chemical food for life to a subsurface ocean.