Scientists have discovered a physiological chain of events in animal models in which motor neurons and their communication with muscle become disrupted by the mutation that causes spinal muscular atrophy.
On Sunday night, Noah took the stage at Brown's Salomon Center for Teaching to discuss topics including lessons learned from his childhood in South Africa, last year's election of Donald Trump and why we should all challenge our own beliefs.
Years of experiments and careful observation along the shores of the Galápagos Islands have untangled a complex food web of sea lions, fish, urchins and algae, revealing who eats (or doesn’t eat) whom and what impact they have on each other.
Among suicidal patients, an intervention that included brief post-discharge phone calls significantly reduced the likelihood of a future suicide attempt, according to a clinical trial conducted at eight hospitals.
Adriel Barrios-Anderson, a neuroscience and science and society concentrator, and Viet Nguyen, an education concentrator, will reflect on their Brown experiences with their speeches “Silent Lessons” and “The Idea of Deserving.”
Monica Muñoz Martinez will use the award to complete her first book, begin a second, and create an associated digital platform that aims to enrich current understandings of histories of racial violence in the humanities.