Thu 22 Feb | Atlas Obscura

America’s secret ice base won’t stay frozen forever

Article notes that Jeff D. Colgan, a professor of political science at Brown University, writes in an article released last week in the journal Global Environmental Politics, Camp Century represents both a second-order environmental threat from climate change and a new path to political conflict. “We’re starting to get better about dealing with the anticipated problems associated with climate change,” says Colgan. “There are going to be a whole host of unanticipated problems that we never saw coming.”
Wed 21 Feb | PV Magazine

U.S. researchers get the lead out of perovskites

Scientists led by Brown University have developed perovskite solar cells, which replace the toxic lead common to many of these material structures with titanium. The researchers say that with further optimization, the material could eventually be ideal for use as a tandem cell layer.
Tue 20 Feb | Healthday News

Fatal opioid ODs drop for people treated in jail

To see whether the program was working, researchers from Brown University compared overdose deaths among former inmates during the six months before the program started and the same period a year later. The researchers found a 61 percent drop in overdose deaths among former inmates.

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