Three residents in the Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program/The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University won the American College of Physicians Rhode Island Chapter’s Medical Jeopardy Competition.
A non-profit library based in the U.S. is pushing to build an internet archive of Canada's cultural materials in order to keep them safe and perpetually available amid concerns Donald Trump could restrict the flow of digital information over the Internet. Brown University's Timothy Edgar comments on the extent of the President-elect's powers in these matters.
New research on “self enhancement,” or what most of us call bragging, by psychologists at Brown University shows that people can manipulate how others see them by carefully choosing when and how to boast. But bragging to be positively received is a delicate balance of being competent or moral that can carry significant risks.
Over the weekend, President-elect Donald Trump made a phone call to Taiwan's leader that did not bode well for US-China relations. In an op-ed by Stephen Kinzer titled "China is a psychological problem," the Brown University senior fellow wrote that China's ambitions will eventually collide with American interests and that it's increasingly important for the U.S. to establish a stable relationship with the East Asian country.
Dr. David Gifford, a researcher at Brown University, comments on a recent study indicating patients with dementia are at higher risk of mixing up unsafe drug combinations if they receive care from multiple health systems.
Before Donald Trump jolted the environmental movement Nov. 8, Ken Payne and Brown professor J. Timmons Roberts were already looking to inject urgency into Rhode Island’s climate-change and renewable-energy efforts. They argue more grassroots efforts need to be undertaken to propel Rhode Island into an 'innovator state.'
Under Pluto's icy exterior, an ocean with the consistency of syrup and heavy concentration of ammonia could harbor novel life forms researchers said in a new study published this month. Their findings are supported by separate study by Brown University researchers who found Pluto's subsurface ocean could be expanding the planet.
J. Nicholas Ziegler, professor of international and public affairs, comments on the impact of Dodd-Frank legislation after insider spell that Steven Mnuchin was selected as Donald Trump's Treasury Secretary.
Kendall Brostuen, the director of international programs at Brown University, comments on the semester-long study abroad program in Havana amid rising uncertainty between the U.S. and Cuban relations following Fidel Castro's death and Donald Trump's comments on undoing the new exchange.
With President-elect Donald Trump heading to the Oval Office soon, political scientist Corey Brettschneider explains the most effective tools state officials have to ensure the Constitution is protected.
Dr. Eli Adashi, professor of medical science, comments on the politics surrounding mitochondrial replacement therapy after a paper indicates that it's possible for women with mitochondrial disease to have healthy babies.
Jeff Colgan, associate professor of political science, offers an analysis of President-elect Donald Trump's economic policies that harken back to the idea of economic nationalism of the 20th century. He explains what the term means, where it comes from and what could happen in the United States.
Three Brown University undergraduates have been named to the New England Football Writer’s Association All-New England team. The students are among six with Rhode Island ties to be notified of their selection on Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Timothy Edgar, senior fellow at Brown's Watson Institute, comments on the likelihood of American legislators adopting similar surveillance policies as the British Parliament, which has recently passed a controversial law that allows government officials to monitor the web surfing behaviors of Britons for suspected terrorists and cyber criminals.