As public health officials combat the opioid overdose epidemic, in part by reducing unnecessary prescribing, a study shows that drug manufacturers paid more than $46 million to more than 68,000 doctors over a 29-month period.
For years, researchers at Brown’s Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies have been studying the potential impact of reducing nicotine in cigarettes, a policy that has now been formally introduced by the FDA.
With a $1.5 million share of a new $6 million, four-year grant, Brown scientists will contribute to an effort to model how genetic mutations can lead to differences in proteins that ultimately cause different traits in organisms.
As Brown’s museum of anthropology celebrates its 60th anniversary, the legacy of its influential early director and the museum’s impact on alumni from across the decade is finding new audiences through a blog and exhibition.
Brown’s Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics will lead a multi-institution effort sponsored by the Simons Foundation to explore fundamental questions in algebra and number theory.
Only a year into her studies at Brown, undergraduate Ellen Cola has spent her first semesters and summer on campus unearthing connections between the experiences of slaves and present-day movements to celebrate black women in America.
In a new collaboration, scientists will advance and freely disseminate a research technology that makes brain cells able to produce, respond to and communicate with light that they make themselves via bioluminescence.