Simply by walking across a squishy pathway, these feathered lab assistants are providing Brown University researchers Stephen Gatesy and Morgan Turner with insights into how dinosaur tracks were formed.
More coverage on the work by Brown and China's Tsinghua University researchers, who developed a sponge-like material that could withstand high temperatures and can be used in a variety of applications.
Doctors trying to come up with systematic ways to identify which patients could benefit from palliative care are using a screening tool, dubbed P-CaRES, developed at Brown University, a simple list of questions clinicians can answer about each patient in the ER.
John Logan, professor of sociology, commented in an article about the diversification of suburbs, which has seen an increase of minority groups in 78 of the top 100 cities. Logan described the dynamic immigrants play in these neighborhoods.
Article mentions Brown University neuroscientist John Donoghue who led the team that first tested technology that could determine the intent of specific brain signals of paralyzed patients and help translate those signals into physical action.
The $54 billion increase in military funding that President Trump has proposed in his 2018 budget would create many more jobs if it were spent on areas like education, infrastructure and clean energy, according to a study released last week by the Costs of War Project at Brown University.
More coverage on the new partnership announced by Brown's Alpert Medical School that would bring together six independent practices in Rhode Island, making it one of the largest multispecialty practices in the state.
Herbert Rakatansky, clinical professor emeritus of medicine, wrote an op-ed about merging the healthcare organizations of Rhode Island together, saying the proposal for a takeover of Care New England by Boston-based Partners will carry ramifications for the Ocean State and its residents.
Adrienne Keene, professor of American studies, commented on a controversial listing posted by Airbnb that promoted "Sioux style" vacationing. Keene told Buzzfeed News the ad stereotyped Native Americans and was factually incorrect.
Jared Lindahl, a visiting professor of religious studies at Brown University, commented on the negative aspect of meditation that is rarely mentioned in scientific literature. Lindahl is the co-author of a study that documents and creates a taxonomy for the variant phenomenology of meditation.
Newly minted graduates at Brown University's 249th Commencement on Sunday heard a recurring theme throughout the celebratory weekend: In a tumultuous world, they should use their education to change the world for the better.
Brown University research assistant Jennifer Currier went on the scavenger hunt of a lifetime, traveling to some 10 countries before finally arriving in New York. Although she and her traveling partner—whom she'd never met—didn't win the competition, Currier says she came back with a ‘refreshing sense of humanity.’
Robert De Niro graciously answered questions about his career during an appearance at Brown University Saturday, but his liveliest comments came when the subject turned to politics, specifically the politics of President Donald Trump.
National Geographic's Christopher Solomon follows Brown biologist Jon Witman to learn about the creatures that sprawl the Galápagos Islands—where Charles Darwin made observations that would later inform his theory of evolution—and how it might serve as the basis for a new observation on how animals are adapting to climate change.
With summer around the corner, Reader's Digest published a feature about hazardous signs to look out for to keep your family safe next season. Neha Raukar, associate professor of emergency medicine, comments on what differentiates heat stroke from heat exhaustion.