Experiments show how electrons in Mott insulators with strong spin-orbit coupling arrange themselves to make the materials magnetic at low temperatures. The work could help zero in on a more complete quantum theory of magnetism.
A routine diabetes test produces lower blood sugar readings in African-Americans with sickle cell trait than in those without, potentially leading patients to remain untreated or with a mistaken sense of blood sugar control, study finds.
Brown University economists research food-shopping habits of half a million households receiving nutritional assistance and show that the benefit has a greater impact on food spending than would a cash equivalent.
Prominent educators — whose scholarship, writing, activism and commentary continue to shape public discourse on feminism, race, identity and culture — will visit the University on Feb. 10 and Feb. 14, respectively.
Brown President Christina Paxson joined 47 college and university presidents from institutions across the country in asking President Trump to ‘rectify the damage’ done by the executive order on immigration.
In announcing Christina Paxson’s reappointment, Chancellor Samuel M. Mencoff cites the Corporation’s confidence in Paxson’s leadership, including her work in confronting difficult issues and uncertainty facing higher education.