A new study finds that samples of Candida albicans from patients frequently lack one copy of a vital master regulator, which gives them flexibility to lose the other copy and adapt to different environments.
Researchers found that physician-affiliated political action committees provided more financial support to candidates who opposed increased background checks, contrary to many societies’ recommendations for evidence-based policies to reduce firearm injuries.
In a finding that has implications for how scientists calculate natural greenhouse gas emissions, a new study finds that water levels in small lakes across northern Canada and Alaska vary during the summer much more than was assumed.
New York-based architecture firm REX designed an academic and cultural building that is technologically sophisticated, highly flexible and adaptable to multiple art forms, yet intimate in scale and feel.
The approved $1.2-billion operating budget includes $143.1 million for undergraduate financial aid, a 5 percent increase in undergraduate student charges, and investments in strategic priorities across the University.
In a wide-ranging discussion at the Watson Institute, Brown alumnus Jim Yong Kim stressed the importance of investment in renewable energy and reflected on his tenure as president of the World Bank Group.
The award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable the Brown University museum to catalog, photograph and store its full collection in preparation for an anticipated move from Bristol to Providence.
In a finding that will be useful in nanoscale engineering, Brown University researchers have shown that miniscule differences in the roughness of surfaces can have important effects on how they stick together.